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1900/18: A particularly fine quality mid/late 19th century WALL CLOCK by Barnsdale of London. The mahogany case of good colour, houses the eight-day chain-driven fusee movement, with original pendulum, whilst the enamel dial and cast brass bezel are totally original, as are the blued steel "spade" hands. 14.5ins (36.5cms) diameter (the dial 12ins). *William Barnsdale is recorded working in Brunswick Place, Off City Road, London from circa 1870-1900. c.1880

clock, English, fusee, Wall

£950

1892/18: A truly superb quality mid/late 19th century month-going "Grandmother" LONGCASE CLOCK. The pretty walnut case is delightful with an architecural pedument; fluted canted corners to the hood door; long trunk door and double plinth base. The 35-day movement is extraordinary, being an absolutely faithful Victorian copy of a late 17th century clock with finned pillars; fine blued steel hands; delicate matting to the dial; cast cherubs head spandrels and engraved herringbone dial surround. Signed: "Lenygon Londini Fecit" (maker thus far untraced) to the lower edge of the dial. Truly a GORGEOUS clock! 74ins 188cms) tall. c.1860

clock, Grandmother, longase, walnut

£4500

1891/18: JOSEPH SOLDANO: a very fine quality mid/late 19th century French GIANT CARRIAGE CLOCK in perfect working order. The very heavy and substantial case is of "Cannallee" type, with traditional bevelled glass panels to all sides, whilst the 8-day movement with its huge original silvered platform lever escapment, strikes hours and half-hours on a gong, repeating hours at will. Retailed by Payne & Co of New Bond St., London, and signed to the dial and engraved as such to the backplate. The platform signed "SOLDANO". * Genuine "Giant" carriage clocks are rare with movements; wheels and cases all much larger than usual. c.1870

Carriage, clock, Giant, Soldano

£2450

1890/18: John Harris, LONDON: A small 18th century WALL CLOCK in full working order, with its original eight-day VERGE movement. The mahogany case features a deeply moulded dial surround, whilst the 10-inch diameter silvered dial is engraved with the signature. Guaranteed for at least two years. *There are a few clockmakers of this name, but only two who worked in London. This is likely to be John Harris, son of William Aaron Harris. Apprenticed in 1761 hebecame a member of the Clockmakers Company in 1772 (NB: The "verge" or "crown wheel" escapement is the earliest known type of mechanical escapement). c.1775

clock, Georgian, verge, Wall

£2150

1888/18: Thomas Noble, BATH: a handsome early /mid 19th century drop dial WALL CLOCK in full working order. The mahogany case has a narrow dial surround, with a well-figured "cushion-based" trunk veneered in finely figured "flame" mahogany flanked by carved 'ears'. The eight-day fusee movement has shaped plates and the original long pendulum, whilst the 13-inch diameter convex dial is original as are the blued steel hands, with the convex front door glass contained within its cast brass bezel. Guaranteed (as are all our clocks) for at least two years. 25ins deep; 15.5ins wide;6.5ins deep. (63.5x39x16.5cms) c.1830

Bath, clock, Regency, Wall

£1250

1886/18: A very fine late Victorian three-train chiming BRACKET CLOCK by Lund & Blockley of London. The case is (unusually) of finely-figured coromandel wood with an arched top and canted corners; the superb 8-day movement strikes hours on a gong; quarters on a nest of 8 bells and repeats both hours and quarters via a pull cord. The engraved & silvered dial has twin subsidiary dials: for "Strike/Silent" control and through-the-dial timekeeping adjustment. 19.5ins (49.5cms) tall. *Lund & Blockley was a partnership of two London clockmakers who worked in Pall Mall from 1875-1905. They made clocks for Queen Victoria. c.1875

bracket, clock, coromandel, Lund

£3950

1869/18: JAMES McCABE of LONDON: a fine Regency period brass-inlaid mahogany BRACKET CLOCK in full working order. The brass-inlaid mahogany case, features pretty 'basket of flowers' brass handles above the "fish-scale" fretted side panels and it is raised on cast brass ball feet. The 8-day movement strikes & repeats hours on a bell. The precision pendulum is original; the backplate is engraved with the maker's name. and the convex painted dial with "Strike/Silent" control, is also original. * James McCabe, a well-known and highly regarded watch and clockmaker, worked in London from around 1790 until circa 1860. c.1830

bracket, clock, McCabe, Regency

£3950

1842/18: A good late Victorian or Edwardian mahogany BAROGRAPH in perfect working order. The 8-day 'movement' features an eight-vane bellows and is fitted with a separate thermometer, whilst the mahogany cast has a drawer (for new and used charts) and spare ink bottles. Retailed by J. H. Steward of London. 14ins wide; 8ins high; 8ins deep. 35.5 x 20 x 20cms) c.1900

barograph, clock, object

£750

1829/18: JOSEPH MARTINEAU, LONDON: a good mid-18th century BRACKET CLOCK in full working order. The ebonised case which is surmounted by a cast brass handle to the bell top, is further embellished with ormolu mounts and four cast finials. The 8-day movement strikes hours and half-on a bell, with pull repeat for the quarters on eight bells. Finely engraved to the backplate of the movement which is an early anchor (not a conversion), whilst the dial features date aperture, "Strike/Silent" to the arch and engraved signature (Joseph Martineau Senior, London) to the silvered chapter-ring. 18ins high. c.1770

18thcentury, bracket, clock, London

£6250

1810/18: An impressive and very original late 18th/early 19th century TAVERN CLOCK in perfect working order. The 21.5ins diameter painted wooden dial is turned from a single piece of mahogany, whilst the trunk is veneered in finest "flame" timber with an access door to the 'chisel' base. The eight-day timepiece movement is of "A" frame construction with its polished brass counter-balanced hands and heavy oval lead weight. A splendid and impressive English Tavern wall clock measuring 52ins (132cms) tall. c.1800

clock, mahogany, tavern, Wall

£2650

1799/18: John Swinburn of SUNDERLAND: a very good quality mid-18th century BRACKET CLOCK, fully restored and in perfect working order. The ebonised case is surmounted by a "bell" top with a finely cast ormolu handle and four ormolu finials. The 8-day movement retains its original verge escapement, striking and repeating hours on a bell. Fine dial with "Strike/Silent" in the arch and date aperture above "VI". Engraved backplate with engraved signature and heart-shaped back-cock. 20ins (51cms) high. *John Swinburn (Father and Son, Jonathan) worked as Clockmakers in Sunderland from circa 1745 c.1750

18thcentury, bracket, clock, verge

£5450

1787/18: Wm. Fleetwood of London: a fine 18th century mahogany BRACKET CLOCK in full working order. The case, typically third quarter of the century features a "bell" top with cast handle; ormolu spandrels to the arched front door and bracket feet. The 8-day movement retains its original verge escapement with a finely engraved backplate striking hours on a bell, and repeating hours at will. The good chapter-ring-and-spandrels dial features "Strike/Silent" in the arch; mock pendulum; and date aperture. A handsome Bracket Clock ~ guaranteed for at least two years. 20ins high excluding the handle. c.1770

bracket, clock, London, verge

£5650

1717/18: DROCOURT: a fine quality late 19th century French CARRIAGE CLOCK by this famous maker. The excellent quality case is of "Corniche" design, with bevelled glass panels all around; substantial handle and "stepped" plinth base. The eight-day movement strikes hours and half-hours on a gong, and retains its original platform lever escapement. Perfect working order and guaranteed for over two years. * Numbered 14580, this is reasonably early for Drocourt clocks; his clock numbers went up to over 36,000 by the time production ceased in 1920. c.1875

Carriage, clock, Drocourt, French

£950

1701/18: John Taylor of LONDON: a very fine quality late 18th cent BRACKET CLOCK in perfect working order. The decorative ebonised case features a bell top surmounted by an ormolu figure; four ormolu finials and prolific ormolu decoration to the front door and base. The 8-day movement strikes and repeats hours on a bell, and retains its original verge escapement. The fine dial has a pretty engraved scene to the centre; orginal blued steel hands; date aperture; cast spandrels and "Strike/Silent" control to the arch. 20.5ins high excluding finial. *John Taylor is recorded working in Upper Moorfields, London around 1780. c.1775

bracket, clock, London, verge

£5450

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

1621/18: HENRI JACOT: a fine late 19th century French CARRIAGE CLOCK by this famous maker. The case is of the best quality "gorge" design, with its ribbed handle and large square bevelled glass through which to view the original platform lever escapement. The 8-day movement strikes hours and half-hours on a gong and repeats hours at will. Fine enamel dial; original blued steel 'spade' hands and in perfect working order. Signed to the backplate. 6.5ins high (handle up); 3.5ins wide; 3ins deep. (16.5 x 9 x 7.5cms) *A "jacot" is French for a parrot or "pretty polly" ~ hence Henri Jacot's trademark of the initials H and J either side of a parrot on a stand. c.1880

Carriage, clock, Jacot, Repeater

£1150

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

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

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

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