Lot 1140: An English ebonized table clock, late 17th Century and later,
Antiques, Fine Art & Collectors' Items
March 21, 2013
Washington, United Kingdom
Description: An English ebonized table clock, late 17th Century and later, the brass latched eight pillar movement with verge escapement striking hours on a large bell and half hours on a smaller bell, the backplate with engraved and calibrated countwheel, tulip engraved corners and inscribed 'Gulielmus Clement, Londini Fecit' within a lambrequin surround, the 9½ inch square brass dial with skeletonised silvered chapter ring and black Roman numerals on a matt ground with date aperture, cornered with winged cherub spandrels, the later ebonized bell top case with brass carry handle above pierced brass arched scale fret panels and glazed doors, on a plinth base and brass bracket feet, height approx 54cm (associated movement and case, and alterations).