c.1830 Small English Ebonized Bracket Clock.

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c.1830 Small English Ebonized Bracket Clock.
Inv. #: df65
Maker:

J. Mac Gregor, London.

Description:

A very nice early 19th century small English ebonized bracket clock by James Mac Gregor, London.

Case:

The small ebonized case has a shaped top, thick beveled glasses to the sides and front, a stepped base, chamfered front corners with large simplified volutes and a hinged rear door with a fish scale fret.

Dial:

The silvered engraved Moorish shaped dial has Roman numerals for the hours, a silvered bezel, a ‘silent/strike’ lever above, scrolling foliage bellow, and is signed by the maker ‘J. Mac Gregor, Charterhouse Square, London.’

Movement:

The eight-day twin-fusee movement has an anchor escapement, a pendulum with a massive bob, is gong striking with the gong mounted to the sides of the case, and is signed by the maker, J’ Mac Gregor, Charterhouse Square’.

Notes:

The  gong bracket has a list of inscribed repair dates starting in 1851.

 

Retail Price: On Request

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