Stock No. C1102

Price: SOLD

 

A George III mahogany bracket clock
by Robert Wood, London c1790

  • An attractive mahogany 8-day bracket clock with 3-pad top,
     
  • The mahogany case has brass scale pattern frets to the sides, and a brass bound 3-pad top with a decorative brass handle. There is brass edging to the front door, brass framing to the front glass and the clock stands on brass bracket feet.
     
  • The case is 16 inches high including the handle (14 inches without the handle).
     
  • It is signed on the engraved and silvered dial Robt. Wood London.
     
  • The dial has a strike/silent lever in the arch and a date dial above 6 o'clock. All clock hands are of blued steel.
     
  • The back of the clock movement is engraved all over with a vase, flowers and foliage.
     
  • The clock has a 5-pillar, twin fusee movement with verge escapement and strikes the hours on a bell.
     
  • The clock has a pull repeat, to sound the last hour on demand.

Robert Wood is recorded as working in Horse Shoe Alley, Moorfields, London from about 1785 until circa 1810.

 

 

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