A fine quality English Georgian Regency period bracket/mantel clock. Signed to the original, unrestored convex dial 'James McCabe, Royal Exchange, London with fine blued steel hands with circular piercings. A mahogany case with choice veneers and inlays. Brass side sound fretwork and handles. Brass bun feet. A twin fusee mechanism striking the hours on a bell with engraved backplate and pendulum. The original pendulum transporting lock. Pull repeating cord to the case side.
James McCabe of London is noted in Baillies' 'Watchmakers and Clockmakers of The World' book as being 'A very fine maker'. High quality clocks are illustrated in many clock reference books. This example dates to circa 1815.
Height 15 1/2" / 39cms
Width 10 "/ 26cms Depth 6 " / 15cms.
About the Date of Manufacture
This antique was produced in 1800. At the time that this antique was being crafted, George III, the grandson of Geroge II was the King of England.
This item is SOLD and is no longer available to purchase. The seller of the item was Kembery Antique Clocks Ltd.