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Mid 19th Century Quarter-chiming Carved Oak Wall Clock


£8,400 | $11,706 USD | €9,789 EUR
Item Number: SA719175
Date of manufacture: 1850
Current Status: For sale
Seller: Carlton Clocks
This antique has been viewed 29 times in the past month with the most views from Singapore.


A quite magnificent and impressive clock in terms of both the movement and the cabinet-work, this large wall clock is quarter-chiming on a nest of eight bells.
The oak case is carved into three-dimensional open scrollwork - the dial surround appears to curl backwards, the base is like woven ribbons of polished wood. The arched side doors have material-back sound frets.
The eight-day three-train movement has an anchor escapement, chiming the quarters on a nest of eight bells, and the hours on a ninth. The movement is to be overhauled, hence the video shows it missing the odd note.
The 12-inch dial is equally splendid. It is gently convex, painted with a gilt Arabic chapter ring and artistic gilt embellishment to incorporate the three winding holes and centre, and a pennant with the maker's name, G&T HAMMOND, Manchester.
The steel lancet hands are the original matched pair. Dial and hands are protected by a cast brass bezel fitted with convex glass.
Dated c.1850
George and Thomas Hammond are listed in Lancashire Clocks and Clockmakers, by Brian Loomes as working at 42 Cross Street. King St. Manchester from 1848 to 1851.
Internal Ref: HS12857


This item is antique. The date of manufacture has been declared as 1850.


Height = 90 cm (35.4")
Width = 45 cm (17.7")
Depth = 21 cm (8.3")

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Carlton Clocks
United Kingdom

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