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ANTIQUE NUMBER SA1037885: Tortioseshell And Ormolu Quarter Striking Bracket Clock
tortioseshell and ormolu quarter striking bracket clock - CATEGORY: ANTIQUE CLOCKS - DATED REGENCY
 

Tortioseshell And Ormolu Quarter Striking Bracket Clock

£23950    $30,638    €27,681
An 8-day triple fusee striking movement consisting of six pillars, with the original verge escapement striking the hours to a bell and the quarters to a nest of eight bells. There is also a repeating function. The back plate is beautifully engraved with foliate scrolls and floral swags and is also signed 'Daniel De St Leu Watchmaker to Her Majesty London'.
 
The resplendent arched red tortoiseshell case is applied with ormolu flower trellis fretwork and surmounted by an urn finial. The four out-set angles of the case with arches between are surmounted by further finials above tortoiseshell mouldings supported on elaborate gilt foliate volutes. The sides have pierced and engraved sound frets above the bombe-shaped base with volute feet to the corners.
 
The 6" engraved brass break arch dial features Turkish numerals with a calendar aperture. The two subsidiary dials set within the break arch offering Chime/Not Chime and another for regulation, with a silvered and engraved cartouche to the centre 'Dan De St Leu Watchmaker to her majesty London', and finished with the original finely blued steel hands.
 
Serviced and guaranteed for 3 years.
 
Height: 20" or 51 cm (Including finial)
 
Width: 11 ½" or 29 cm
 
Depth: 6 ¼" or 16 cm
 
CIRCA. 1810
 
Provenance: Private collection - U.K.
 
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Antique Number: SA1037885
Dateline of this antique is Regency
Height is 51cm (20.1inches)
Width is 29cm (11.4inches)
Depth is 16cm (6.3inches)
The antique presented on this page [ANTIQUE NUMBER SA1037885] was made in the Regency Era :
The Regency Era
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