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1573/17: A stunning early 19th century French Empire period mahogany MANTEL CLOCK in wonderful original condition. The case is most impressive, with finely-figured mahogany columns supporting the 'portico' top with superb quality ormolu capitals and mounts. The eight-day movement strikes hours and half-hours on a bell, with a gorgeous ormolu dial; blued steel "Breguet" moon hands and its original 'gridiron' pendulum with ormolu bob. Perfect working order and a thoroughly original clock of very fine quality. 22ins high; 11.5ins wide' 5.5ins deep (56 x 29 x 14cms). *Signed to the dial: "Laine Paris" c.1830

clock, French, mantel

£1650

1572/17: A large and impressive late George III mahogany WALL CLOCK in perfect working order. The case is typical of the very early 19th century with its narrow moulded solid mahogany surround and deep concave bezel holding the original glass in place. The eight-day fusee movement is of "A" frame construction whilst the 14-inch dial retains its original paintwork. A splendid and impressive wall clock. c.1810

clock, fusee, Georgian, Wall

£1650

1570/17: A particularly good quality mid/late 19th century mahogany WALL CLOCK of small size. The case is remarkably original with its polished solid mahogany surround and cast brass bezel whilst the very high quality eight-day movement is chain-driven fusee with original pendulum; blued steel "spade" hands and 8-inch painted dial. This is a very pretty wall clock indeed and its small size very desirable. * Retailed by Payne & Co., who were noted clockmakers and retailers in Bond Street, London in the second half of the 19th century. c.1880

19thcentury, clock, mahogany, Wall

£1650

1565/17: A good looking early/mid 19th century mahogany WALL CLOCK by Burrows of Chelsea, LONDON. The case features a narrow solid surround, with curved door below, whilst the convex glass is fitted within the cast brass bezel. The eight-day fusee movement has shaped plates with original blued steel hands and restored (but not re-painted) 12-inch convex dial. 14ins diameter; 6ins deep. The inside of the side door has an interesting original makers label ~ see additional image. *The convex dial and glass indicates that this was made just prior to the Victorian period. c.1840

clock, fusee, London, Wall

£1150

1529/17: John Smitheys of LONDON: a good quality and original 18th century verge BRACKET CLOCK in perfect working order. The case is ebonised with cast brass upper carrying handle; pineapple finials; arched front door with spandrels and ebonised bracket feet. The 8-day movement retains its original verge movement, striking hours on a bell, whilst the good dial has "Strike/Silent" control in the arch; engraved and silvered chapter-rings and date aperture above "VI". c.1770

18thcentury, bracket, clock, verge

£4350

1527/17: A pretty and good quality mid-19th century French ORMOLU MANTLE CLOCK in perfect working order. The case is of finest ormolu (gilded bronze) featuring scrolls and leaves in its asymmetrical style and an integral ormolu base. The eight-day movement signed for DENT a Paris, strikes hours and half-hours on a bell. It features silk suspension; a fine enamel dial and the original blued steel 'Breguet moon' hands. 13.5 ins high; 9 ins wide and 4.5ins deep (35 x 23 x 11 cms) c.1850

clock, French, mantle, Ormolu

£1450

1522/17: A good quality Edwardian "GRANDMOTHER" LONGCASE CLOCK in perfect working order. Of charming small size, the case is of figured "flame" mahogany, cross-banded to both the trunk door and the plinth, whilst the shaped hood features columns to either side of the door. The eight-day spring-driven movement strikes the hours and chimes the quarters, whilst the dial has cast spandrels; engraved and silvered chapter-ring and the original blued steel hands. Just 63ins (160cms) tall. c.1910

clock, Grandmother, longase

£1650

1514/17: A good quality and quite small late 19th century BRACKET CLOCK in perfect working order. The case is ebonised with its cast brass carrying handle; gilt brass bezel to the front door and solid brass ogee bracket feet. The 8-day movement strikes hours and quarters (Westminster) on five gongs, whilst the dial features a subsidiary "Strike/Silent" dial and a further dial for through-the-dial pendulum adjustment. 14.5ins high; 10ins wide; 7.5ins deep (37 x 25.5 x 19cms) c.1885

bracket, chiming, clock, Victorian

£1350

1505/17: A good quality mid-19th century mahogany STICK BAROMETER by Smith & Beck of London. The figured mahogany case is edged with ebony and features a pretty carved pediment to the top and a long thermometer to the trunk. Both register plates are engraved and silvered, and it is complete with its original bone cursor key. * James Smith one of three premier instrument makers, was joined by Richard Beck in 1847. Smith retired in 1865 so this barometer can be accurately dated 1847-1865. c.1855

barometer, clock, stick

£1150

1504/17: A fine quality late 19th century French CARRIAGE CLOCK in full working order. The case is of "Gorge" design, with bevelled glass panels to all sides and a large bevelled glass panel to the top. The eight-day movement strikes hours and half-hours on a gong, and retains its original lever platform escapement. It also features a third Alarm "train", whilst the good enamel dial is in perfect condition and includes the smaller alarm dial. Signed to the movement "G.L." (maker not known, possibly Lepaute or Lepine, both of which are recorded). Guaranteed at least 2 years. 6ins high. c.1880

Carriage, clock, French, gorge

£850

1472/17: A really pretty, fine quality and small mahogany LONGCASE CLOCK by Bateman of LONDON. The case is superb, with its original ebonised finials; fretwork panels to the hood sides; long trunk door flanked by quarter columns and veneered in finest "flame' mahogany with a double plinth base. The 8-day movement strikes hours on a bell with a very fine painted convex dial; convex glass and finely cast bezel. Just 79ins (200cms) tall. *Andrew BATEMAN worked in London (Great Tower Street). He was apprenticed in 1776 and was a member of the Clockmakers Company from 1811. The firm ceased work in 1824. c.1800

clock, London, longase, mahogany

£4850

1471/17: JULLION of BRENTFORD (ESSEX): a lovely late 18th century BRACKET CLOCK in perfect working order. Unusually for a clock of this period, the original case is of finest burr walnut, with cast brass carrying handle; gilt spandrels to the front door; original escutcheon and walnut feet. The 8-day movement retains its original anchor escapement, striking & repeating hours on a bell, with silvered dial and date aperture above "VI". 20ins high; 11ins wide (51x28cms) *John Jullion & Son worked together in New Brentford from circa 1762 though given the date of this clock, it was almost certainly made by son John alone. c.1790

bracket, clock, walnut

£5450

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

1424/17: Ernest OEHME, VIENNA: a most elegant and fine quality Grand Sonnerie VIENNA REGULATOR in perfect working order. The slender case is veneered in pale figured rosewood with boxwood edging and features a carved pediment; glazed sides and glazed front door. The 8-day triple-weight movement strikes hours and quarters on two gongs every quarter, with its original steel-rod pendulum and enamel dial signed by the maker. Fine and original blued steel hands. 43 x 12 x 6ins (109 x 30.5 x 15cms) * We can find no Ernest Oehme, clockmaker, though a very famous German romantic painter (1797-1855) goes by the same name. c.1830

clock, regulator, Vienna, Wall

£2150

1415/17: A very fine quality mid-19th century French ORMOLU MANTLE CLOCK of compact size and in perfect working order. The case is of finest quality ormolu (gilded bronze) complete with finial of flowers and integral ormolu base. The 8-day silk-suspension movement strikes hours and half-hours on a bell and retains its original silvered dial and blued-steel hands. A delightful (and heavy quality) clock. 12ins high; 8.5ins wide; 4.25ins deep (30.5 x 21.5 x 10.8cms) c.1845

clock, French, mantle, Ormolu

£1650

1384/17: A pretty and small mid-19th century English FOUR-GLASS CLOCK in perfect working order. The case is of polished honey-colour oak, with bevelled glass panels to the sides and top, whilst the 8-day movement is chain-fusee driven. Engraved and silvered dial; original blued steel hands; original pendulum and pendulum retaining knob. Guaranteed for at least two years. 9.5ins high; 7.5ins wide; 5.5ins deep (24 x 19 x 12.25cms) c.1835

clock, English, Library, mantel

£1850

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

1166/16: FRANCIS SHUTTLEWORTH: a charming and unusual early 19th century Regency period TIMEPIECE. The pretty "Balloon" shaped case is of papier mache finely decorated with gilding to the front, sides and top, with musical trophies below the dial and flowers to the shaped base. The four-pillar single fusee movement with partially engraved backplate, retains its original pendulum; fine ormolu hands and perfect enamel dial signed: "Shuttleworth, Duke Street, Piccadilly". Guaranteed for at least 2 years. 15ins high; 9.5ins wide; 6ins deep. (38 x 24 x 15cms) *Francis Shuttleworth is recorded working in Duke Street, Piccadilly (LONDON) from 1805-1815. c.1810

clock, English, Regency, timepiece

£1350

1149/16: HOWARD of HITCHIN (Herts): an attractive and good quality mid-Victorian WALL CLOCK in perfect working order. The case is of mahogany, but unusually it is veneered in quartered oak of good warm "honey" colour. The 8-day movement is fusee driven with original pendulum; painted dial; blued steel hands and cast brass bezel. *J.G.Howard is recorded working in Hitchin "...mid-19th century..." see Loomes page 394. c.1860

8day, clock, fusee, Wall

£895

915/15: ANONYMOUS: an interesting and very good quality early/mid 19th century BRACKET CLOCK TIMEPIECE in full working order. The case is of finely figured "flame" mahogany and early design, with twin side carrying handles; Gothic brass fretwork panels to the sides; solid mouldings; circular aperture to the front door and brass bracket feet. The 8-day gut-driven single fusee movement has "passing strike" whilst the dial is silvered and it is complete with its good blued steel bands. An attractive and inexpensive Bracket or Table clock. 15.5ins (39cms) high. * "Passing Strike" means that each hour is marked by a single 'blow', to the bell. c.1825

8day, bracket, clock, English, fusee, mahogany, timepiece

£1350