Bracket Clocks

James Brown ,Portsea .

19" x 11" x 7.5"

A fine 'twin fusee' bracket clock of good proportions with a center sweep calendar hand and strike - silent to the silvered dial .  Fish scale frets to both sides with a 'Pull repeat' cord and brass pull to the right . The ebonised case is on fruit wood and standing on cast brass bracket feet with the classic handle to the top . Superbly made with Bell strike for the hour and one for the half hour . Please see the more detailed photos . This clock dates circa -1815-25 . Sold fully overhauled and with a 12 month RTB guarantee . Viewing recommended

 

£3950.00 G.B.Pounds

Clay of London. Verge, circa 1790.

19" x 11" x 7.5"

An exceptional bracket clock of good proportions with an enamel and gilt brass dial showing strike-silent in the arch as well as calendar. Fish scale frets to both sides with a 'Pull repeat' cord to the right. The ebonised case is on fruit wood and standing on cast brass bracket feet with a cast handle to the bell top. Quarter chiming and with the original 'Verge' escapement. A fully engraved back plate with glazed rear door. Please see the more detailed photos . This clock dates circa 1790. The Clay family were clockmakers throughout the 17th Century with Charles Clay making for George II. Sold fully overhauled and with a 12 month RTB guarantee . Viewing recommended

 

£12500.00 G.B.Pounds

James McCabe , Royal Exchange .

51 x 29 x 18cm

James McCabe was in business from 1778 until 1811 . When he died his son's James , Robert and Thomas carried on the successful Clock and Watch shop in the Royal Exchange , London . In 1833 Robert took over until  1883 . The first president of the United States , George Washington , who was known for his punctuality , owned a pocket watch made by James McCabe . A fine Mahogany bracket clock with the makers name and number to the dial and with Strike - Silent above the 12 o'clock . The case is in very good order  and with a good patina. A full brass , silvered dial showing engraved Roman numerals and the original gilded hands . A cast pineapple  to the top and  fish scale frets to both sides with a Pull Repeat cord and brass pull to the right . This clock is twin fusee and superbly made with Bell strike for the hour and one for the half hour . Please see the more detailed photos . This clock dates circa -1830 . Sold fully overhauled and with a 12 month RTB guarantee . Viewing recommended

 

£5850.00 G.B.Pounds

Dwerrihouse, Carter & Co, London

42 x 28 x 16cm

A good William the 4th period mahogany bracket clock with bell strike, pull repeat and strike-silent lever. Signed to the dial Dwerrihouse, Carter & Co, Davies Street, Berkeley Square, London. The highly figured mahogany case with brass inlays and fish-scale frets standing on brass beehive feet. The substantial twin fusee movement with heavy pendulum bob is engraved with the Greek key design to the edges of the movement and around the pendulum. Supplied with the bracket it stands on in the picture. Sold fully restored with a 12 month guarantee.

 

£2950.00 G.B. Pounds

William Smith , Verge escapement .

43 x 29 x 20cm

A small arched top Ebonised bracket clock with full brass dial .The dial with Strike/Silent to the arch , engraved and silvered dial center , fine blued steel hands and spandrels to decorate the corners with a polished dial back plate . The case with glazed sides , a polished brass handle to the top arch of the case , standing on bracket feet . The substantial  twin fusee movement on a verge escapement with a finely engraved back plate and the classic verge bob. A glazed rear door . There is William Smith of Old Street , London recorded and known to have worked from 1784. This clock would date to around 1790 .

 

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John Berry , London

 

Awaiting restoration .

 

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John Meek , London

47 x 31 x21cm

A fine mahogany arched top Bracket clock with full brass dial .The dial with Strike/Silent to the arch , engraved and silvered dial center and calendar ring . fine spandrels to decorate the corners with a polished dial back plate . The highly figured case with fine , 'fish scale' sound frets to both sides backed with silk , a brass handle to the top arch of the case , standing on bracket feet . The substantial  twin fusee pull repeat movement with finely engraved back plate and pendulum . A glazed rear door . John Meek is recorded and known to have worked from 1828 - 32 although at only four years we would think he worked either side of these dates and we would date this clock to circa 1815. He was well known for musical bracket clocks of great complication.

 

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Joseph Blundy of London

A fine Mahogany cased Bracket clock with full brass dial shown unrestored .The dial with Strike/Silent to the arch , matted center , calendar ring above the number six . The case with fine sound frets to both sides , inverted bell top with handle and finails , the twin fusee movement with finely engraved back plate and glazed door . Recorded working from 1772 - 95 .

 

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