A George III mahogany cased bracket clock, late 18th century

A George III mahogany cased bracket clock, late 18th century, the girdled bell top with gilt brass swing handle and pineapple finials above arched glazed door with foliate cast gilt metal open work spandrels, the top corners enclosing a 7 inch silvered arched dial with Roman and Arabic numerals subsidiary seconds dial, and inscribed ‘John Lingford Nottingham’, strike silent dial in the arch, 8-day double fusee movement, striking on a bell and with hour repeat mechanism and bob pendulum, the back plate engraved with an urn and foliate motifs, opaque glass side panels raised on a plinth base and four gilt metal ogee bracket feet, 47cm high, 19cm deep, 27cm wide

Sold for £1,350


Condition report
Note damage and moulding losses to case, slightly warped rear door, signs of repeat mechanism now absent, side glass panel cracked, clock ticks but movement not guaranteed. Will need restoration

 
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