Antique Bracket Clock with Verge Escapement by Hanckles of London
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