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2069/19: Edward Cooper, LONDON: a very fine and original 18th century mahogany LONGCASE CLOCK in full working order. The stunning case has a ‘pagoda’ pediment; brass-inlaid columns to the hood and trunk and a long door. The base features a separate “flame”mahogany panel to the front and moulded double plinths. The 8-day movement strikes hours on a bell whilst the good dial features engraved and silvered chapter-rings; “Strike/Silent” control in the arch; subsidiary seconds dial and date aperture. Signed by the maker to the engraved plate. A superb quality 18th century London Longcase Clock c.1770

8day, clock, London, longase

£4650

2067/19: A charming early 19th century LONGCASE CLOCK by Robert Pryor of LONDON. The mahogany case is of compact size and restrained design, with a hood that features a circular convex glass; cast bezel and surmounted by the set of three gilded brass finials. The long trunk door is veneered in beautifully figured “flame” mahogany, whilst the base is similarly veneered and terminates in a plinth. The eight day three-train movement strikes hours on a large bell and chimes the quarters on a carillon of six bells. The painted circular dial is original as are the pretty blued steel hands. Full working and guaranteed at least two years. c.1825

chimes, clock, London, longase

£4750

2065/19: Henri JACOT: a very fine French striking CARRIAGE CLOCK in perfect working order. Contained within its heavy cast brass “Corniche” case the 8-day movement retains its original silvered platform escapement and perfect enamel dial, and strikes hours and half-hours on a gong. Signed with the makers trademark on the backplate and numbered 16797. Fully guaranteed and highly recommended. About 7.5ins (19cms) high with the handle up. *This clocks is complete with its original numbered winding key and leather case; a quite rare feature these days as so often they are lost. c.1875

Carriage, clock, French, Jacot

£1100

2056/19: A very high quality and attractive French ormolu MANTEL CLOCK. The case is typically French with its rococo styled finial; latticework sides and scrolled feet and is of the very finest ormolu (gilded bronze) which retains its fine original gilding. The eight-day timepiece movement is in perfect working order, whilst the gilded dial is also in mint order and the blued steel ‘Breguet’ hands are totally original. 12ins high;7ins wide; 4ins deep. (30.5x17.75x10cms) The weight for its size, and the fine quality of this clock is amazing! c.1865

clock, French, mantel, Ormolu

£1350

2051/19: Auguste Margaine: a good quality late 19th century French CARRIAGE CLOCK in perfect condition. The "Corniche" case features bevelled glass panels to all four sides and an oval bevelled glass panel to the top with the unusual feature of the owners initials engraved to the underside. The 8-day movement, retaining its original platform lever escapement, strikes hours and half-hours on a gong, and repeats the hours at will. Perfect enamel dial and original 'breguet' blued steel moon hands. Makers Trademark (a "beehive" clock flanked by the initials "A & M") is found on the backplate. 6.5ins high. c.1890

Carriage, clock, Margaine, Repeater

£1150

2037/19: A fine early 19th century George III or Regency period WALL CLOCK in good condition. The mahogany case, has a slender moulded dial surround, and a curved access door to the base, with a cast brass bezel holding the convex glass in place. The 8-day fusee-driven movement with its original brass pendulum, retains its original painted convex dial in excellent undamaged condition which is signed: Samuel Gatward, of Huntingdon. Good blued steel hands. Guaranteed for at least 2 years. *A Samuel Gatward is recorded working in Hoddesdon (Herts) circa 1750; this is likely to be by his son...(Huntingdon is about 50 miles North of Hoddesdon). c.1820

clock, fusee, Georgian, Wall

£1150

2034/19: An impressive and very good quality French "Four-Glass" MANTLE CLOCK in full working order. The substantial cast brass case is of "Gorge" design, with large bevelled glass doors to front and back and a shaped plinth base. The 8-day movement strikes hours and half-hours on a bell, with visible escapement to the front of the two-piece enamel dial which is in perfect condition. Original bi-metallic pendulum which adjusts for pressure conditions. The movement is signed for Marti & Cie, of Paris. 14.5ins high; 8.5ins wide; 6.5ins deep (37 x 21.5 x 16.5cms) c.1865

clock, FourGlass, French, mantel

£1250

2031/19: An exceptional 18th century verge BRACKET CLOCK in remarkably good original condition. The ebonised case with its upper carrying handle, features cast ormolu caryatids to the canted corners, and a gilded slip frame to the front door. The 8-day movement retains its original verge escapement with a finely engraved backplate (numbered 518), striking hours on a bell & repeating the hours at will. The fine dial with ornate spandrels, has "Strike/Silent" to the arch and the date above "VI", whilst the centre is finely engraved with a scene and a signature. 19ins high. *A beautiful 250-year-old bracket clock in perfect working order. c.1770

18thcentury, bracket, clock, verge

£5950

2027/19: An excellent quality Edwardian period inlaid satinwood BALLOON CLOCK in perfect working order. The case is of satinwood with string inlay to the front which also features a Wedgwood jasparware oval plaque to the centre. The eight-day movement strikes hours and half-hours on a gong and retains its original numbered pendulum. 12.5ins (32cms) high. *An engraved presentation plaque refers to this being a gift to Mr. & Mrs. Connacher of Kilmarnock in 1919. c.1919

balloon, clock, mantel, satinwood

£580

2024/19: A good quality Regency period brass-inlaid drop-dial WALL CLOCK in full working order. The case is of mahogany with carved "ears" either side of the "cushion" based trunk with its brass-inlaid panel below the dial. The eight-day fusee driven movement retains its original painted convex dial and blued steel hands behind the convex glass within its cast brass bezel. Good long (original) brass pendulum and gilt bob. Signed "Hawleys" of London. 23ins high' 15ins diameter (the dial 12ins) c.1835

clock, London, Regency, Wall

£1250

2015/19: An attractive mid-19th century French MANTLE CLOCK of small size and in perfect working order. The “marble” case is decorated with ormolu mounts and surmounted by an urn whilst supported on good ormolu feet. The movement is of eight-day duration, striking hours and half-hours on a bell, with silk suspension and outside countwheel, whilst the convex enamel dial is in fine condition as are the pair of original engraved, pierced and gilded hands. Signed to the dial: Leroy et Fils of Paris. 11.5ins high; 7.5ins wide; 4.5ins deep. (29 x 19 x 11.5cms) c.1840

clock, French, Leroy, mantel

£1450

2009/19: An impressive and very original BRACKET CLOCK by Edward Howard of London. The case is ebonised with a cast brass handle to the “bell” top; ornate spandrels; fish-scale frets to the side panels and original ebonised feet. The 8-day movement retains its original “verge” escapement, striking hours on a bell, whilst the dial is engraved and silvered, with ornate scrollwork to the four corners. Original blued steel hands; Strike/Silent control to the arch and date aperture above “VI”. Full working order and guaranteed at least two years. *Edward HOWARD is recorded working in Kirby Street, London from 1780-1805 c.1790

18thcentury, bracket, clock, verge

£4250

2008/19: A pretty mid/late 19th century French CLOCK SET (or “Garniture de Cheminee”) comprising the pair of white marble and ormolu-mounted candelabra which flank the impressive matching clock. The side candelabra have a centre finial which turns over to reveal a third candle-holder, whilst the clock itself, also of white marble and ormolu embellished, is of eight-day duration, striking hours & half-hours on a bell. Good convex enamel dial and gilt ornate hands. In full working order and guaranteed for at least two years. The clock 16ins (40cms) high. c.1880

clock, French, garniture, Ormolu

£1250

2006/19: A late 19th century French CARRIAGE CLOCK with an interesting provenance. The "Corniche" case features a military inscription dated 1889 and was sold by Maple & Co., with offices in Bombay and Poona ~ to supply British Officers with essential luxuries! The eight-day movement strikes hours and half-hours on a gong, repeating hours at will, with a separate alarm train and it retains its original platform lever escapement. Good enamel dial; original blued steel Breguet “moon” hands. Guaranteed at least two years. c.1890

Carriage, clock, French, Repeater

£875

1992/19: A good quality French CARRIAGE CLOCK by the famous maker: Alfred Drocourt. The case is of "Gorge" design with a large bevelled glass panel to the top, whilst the eight-day movement, which retains its original platform lever escapement, strikes hours and half hours on a gong, repeating hours at will, via the push button on top. The white enamel dial is perfect as are the original blued steel spade hands. 6.5ins high (handle up). c.1880

Carriage, clock, Drocourt, Repeater

£1250

1984/19: A fine quality and original George III mahogany BRACKET CLOCK from the third quarter of the 18th century. The case of "bell-top" design features a brass carrying handle to the top; pierced fretwork corners to the front door and original mahogany feet. The 8-day movement, with a finely engraved backplate, retains its original verge escapement, striking hours on a bell and repeating hours at will. The dial is very fine, with cast spandrels; original blued steel hands; date aperture above "VI" and "Strike/ Silent" control in the arch. Engraved signature to the shaped cartouche: John Rapton LONDON. 18ins high (excl handle). c.1770

bracket, clock, London, verge

£5750

1969/19: An impressive and fine quality mid-19th century French Second Empire period MANTEL CLOCK in perfect working order. The "portico" style case is of satin birch embellished with ormolu mounts and ormolu capitals to the four columns. The eight-day movement strikes hours and half-hours on a bell via the outside countwheel, whilst the original bi-metallic "grid-iron" pendulum is of finely cast ormolu, as is the good gilded dial and dial surround. Signed Ghresbright of Brussels. 19.25ins high; 5.25ins deep. c.1860

clock, French, mantel, Ormolu

£975

1953/19: An elegant and charming mid-19th century FRENCH MANTLE CLOCK in full working order. The case is of urn shape fashioned from Italian Carrera marble, with four ormolu finials and surmounted by an ormolu planetarium. To the sides are ormolu ram’s head handles and it is raised upon a similarly mounted black marble base with gilt feet. The eight-day movement strikes hours and half-hours on a bell, via the outside countwheel, and it is complete with its original decorative pendulum. The fine enamel dial is perfect as are the cast and engraved ormolu hands which are particularly fine. 17ins (43cms) high overall. c.1860

clock, French, mantle, marble

£1950

1914/18: A good quality early 19th century Regency period WALL CLOCK in perfect working order. Of typical Regency octagonal shape, the rosewood veneered case is inlaid with panels of brass scrollwork, whilst the fusee movement is of eight-day duration and retains its original brass pendulum. The convex dial is original as is the convex glass which is set within its cast brass bezel. Signbed: John Parks of Prescott. 15ins wide; 6ins deep. (38 x 15cms) *Jonathan Parks of Prescott (Lancs) is recorded as working their from 1819-1824. c.1820

brass, clock, Regency, Wall

£1150

1649/18: THOMAS SIMSON of HERTFORD: a good quality late 18th century mahogany LONGCASE CLOCK in fine condition and in perfect working order. Typical of good London "provincial clocks of the period, the splendid case has brass-inlaid columns to the hood and trunk; long trunk door and panelled base with double plinth. The 8-day movement strikes hours on a bell with "Strike/Silent" control in the arch and date wheel. 84ins (213cms) high. *Thomas Simson was apprenticed in 1766 and worked in Hertford from 1775-1795. c.1780

18thcentury, clock, longase, mahogany

£3650

1616/18: A good quality late 19th century French CARRIAGE CLOCK of pretty oval form. The case is of high quality, with its four bowed and bevelled glass panels and with an oval glass panel to the top below the shaped cast brass handle. The 8-day movement, which retains its original platform lever escapement, strikes hours and half-hours on a gong. The enamel dial is perfect, and original as are the blued steel 'spade' hands. Full working order and guaranteed at least two years. 7.5ins high (handle up); 4.5ins wide; 3.75ins deep. (19 x 11.5 x 9.5cms) c.1880

Carriage, clock, French, oval

£1150

1457/17: An handsome and impressive mid/late Victorian oak STICK BAROMETER in full working order. By James Gargory of Birmingham, this good barometer is typical of the "high" Victorian period with its large mercury column; heavily carved finial and similarly carved cistern cover. It is signed to the glazed register plates and features a long thermometer to the trunk and original bone keys. 40ins (102cms) high overall. *James GARGORY worked at Nos 4/5 Bull Street, Birmingham 1835-1860. See Goodison page 324 c.1860

barometer, clock, oak, stick

£975

1450/17: A pretty and very useful mid 19th century rosewood WINE TABLE. The unusual top, with its 'scalloped' edges, is veneered in finely-figured Brazilian rosewood and is supported on a solid rosewood column, itself carved with lappets, leading to well-carved cabriole legs and scrolled feet. A pretty table, measuring 20ins diameter and 28.5ins high. (51 x 72cms) c.1845

18thcentury, bracket, clock, furniture, side, Table, verge, wine

£785

1330/16: ANONYMOUS: a handsome mid-19th century rosewood (Railway) MANTLE TIMEPIECE of "Four-Glass" type in perfect working order. The well-figured rosewood case is fitted with Gothic brass fretwork panels to the sides and is supported on compressed bun feet below the 'cushion' shaped base. The 8-day fusee movement, complete with original pendulum retains its good engraved and silvered dial together with "Breguet" moon hands. Unsigned but with a plaque underneath: "GWR 97" which refers to it once having been the property of the Great Western Railway. 14ins ( 35.5cms) high. c.1840

18thcentury, bracket, clock, mantle, railway, rosewood, verge

£1950