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ANTIQUE NUMBER SA1037882: Red And Gold Lacquered Striking Bracket Clock With Alarm - James Smith - London
red and gold lacquered striking bracket clock with alarm james smith london - CATEGORY: ANTIQUE CLOCKS - DATED 18TH CENTURY
 

Red And Gold Lacquered Striking Bracket Clock With Alarm - James Smith - London

£12,950    $16,566    €14,968
An 8-day twin fusee striking movement consisting of five pillars, with original verge escapement striking the hours to a bell via a rack and snail striking system, with the alarm striking the same bell, which can be silenced. There is also a repeating function, and the back plate is beautifully engraved with floral swags and scrolling foliage.
 
The red and gold lacquered inverted bell top case is exquisite in style and construction. The gilded mounts are of excellent quality, and four pineapple-shaped finials surmount the top of the case, topped with a carrying handle. The sides of the case are glazed and the rear door is also glazed.
 
The 7" brass break arch dial with subsidiary strike/silent dial set within the break arch, consisting of Roman and Arabic numerals and cartouche below XII signed ‘James Smith London’, calendar aperture above VI and finished with the original finely cut blued steel hands, centred by a silvered alarm disc engraved with the hours 1 - 12 for setting against the tail of the hour hand.
 
Serviced and guaranteed for 3 years.
 
Height: 21" or 53 cm
 
Width: 12" or 30 cm
 
Depth: 7 ½" or 19 cm
 
CIRCA. 1775
 
Provenance: Private collection - U.K.
 
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Antique Number: SA1037882
Dateline of this antique is 18th Century
Height is 53cm (20.9inches)
Width is 30cm (11.8inches)
Depth is 19cm (7.5inches)
The antique presented on this page [ANTIQUE NUMBER SA1037882] was made in the 18th Century:
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