Mid-19th Century English Skeleton Clock with a Pivoted Detent Escapement – e82

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Mid-19th Century English Skeleton Clock with a Pivoted Detent Escapement – e82
Inv. #: e82
Maker:

Signed Arnold, London.

Description:

The single fusee movement has thick substantial plates shaped in the ivy leaf pattern, 7 thick turned and screwed posts, maintaining power and six-spoke wheelwork throughout. It has a vertically mounted pivoted detent escapement with a three arm brass balance wheel and the fast/slow adjustment on the back. The whole stands on a wooden base under a dome.

Dial:

The silvered engraved fretted dial has Roman numerals for the hours and steel-cut hands.

Notes:

 

Ref:

This clock and a discussion of the escapement is in Derek Roberts book about skeleton clocks, pgs. 193-194.

Size: 13.5 in. w/out dome.

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