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High Quality Rosewood veneered Antique Bracket Clock by Simmons of London


Sold: 7th January 2012

A high quality small Rosewood antique bracket clock with an unusual quarter striking ting tang movement.

The 8 day duration double fusee movement of substantial build and quality with anchor escapement, signed to the backplate by the maker and striking the hours on a bell. The quarters struck on two bells in a ting tang fashion. The silvered brass square dial signed by the maker with Roman Chapters and matching blued steel hands. The dial also with Strike/Silent facility above XII and framed within a silvered brass sight ring. The finely made rosewood veneered case of small proportions with bun feet to the base, gadrooning detail, brass fish scale frets to the side and a Pagoda Top with a turned rosewood finial to the centre.

Note: Ebenezer Simmons was working in London from C.1815 to C.1869. This is a rare example of a small Quarter Striking Bracket Clock.

Price: £9,750 / Height: 15" / C.1830