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Antique Bracket Clock with Verge Escapement by Hanckles of London

£11,750

Sold: 10th March 2012

An excellent quality late 18th century antique mahogany table clock.

The 8 day duration five pillar two train fusee movement with verge escapement and striking and repeating the hour on a bell. The backplate beautifully engraved with a basket of fruit, scrolls and foliage.

The dial with a separate silvered brass chapter ring engraved with Roman numerals and Arabic minutes. Also with a sunken name cartouche to the silvered brass centre, blued steel hands, square date aperture, brass spandrels to the corners and arch and strike/silent facility.

The very refined mahogany bell top case with a brass carrying handle and original wooden frets to the sides and front. Standing on four mahogany padded feet.

Price: £11,750 / Height: 18" / C.1785