Bracket Clocks

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A fine Ormolu mounted chiming Bracket Clock. The 6 in. wide brass dial with subsidiaries for regulation and chime on eight bells/chime on four gongs, blued steel hands, triple chain fusee movement with anchor escapement, striking the quarters on eight bells or four gongs and the hours on further gong; choice of Whittington and Westminster chime.

The clock seated on the original Ormolu mounted bracket. The clock and bracket with Classical motifs throughout, surmounted by a gilded figure of the Roman God Mercury. Stamped on the movement backplate by the makers “W and H, Schl”. Signed on the dial by the retailer “F Appleby Retford”. Frederick Appleby was a retailer in the Nottinghamshire town of “Retford” in the 19th century.

Winterhalder & Hofmeier were considered the finest clockmakers in the Victorian era. They were based in several towns in Germany’s Black Forest region. The company was established in 1810 by Thomas Winterhalder in Friedenweiler.

Measurements : Clock only 59h x 32.5w x 24d cm. Clock on Bracket: 81h x 36w x 26d cm.

SA Ref: 7BK01

Price £2,800


Large Board Room style Inlaid Mahogany French Clock. With Pineapple finial and Moon hands. 8 day with Brocot visible escapement, striking on a gong, on the hour and the half. 19th century. Circa 1890. Measurements: 55h x 32.5w x 19.5 depth cm.

Ref: 7BK02

Price: £550


Large Board Room Walnut Westminster Chime Clock. 19th century. 8 day movement, chiming on the quarters. Circa 1880. Engraved “Made in Wurttenberg”. Measurements: 49h x 32w x 21 depth cm.

Ref: 7BK03

Price: £550


A Georgian Regency mahogany English Lancet top bracket clock. SOLD

Circa 1820. The case with choice veneers with brass inlay. Brass lion head side handles and well cast side sound fretwork panels. Brass ball feet. A cast brass bezel to the convex dial with blued steel hands. Signed on the dial and engraved on the movement by the Maker “Wm Harling London, TB 1829”. William is listed in Baillie’s Watchmakers and Clockmakers of the World to have made a watch in 1761. Pendulum to the double fusee mechanism of 8-day duration, striking the hours on a bell. Pull repeating cord. Measurements: 47h x 29w x 17. 5 depth cm.

SA Ref: 7BK04

Price £1,850 SOLD


A Georgian Regency mahogany English Lancet top bracket clock. Circa 1820. The case with choice veneers with brass inlay. A cast brass bezel to the convex dial with blued steel hands. Signed by the Maker “Gray, Market Place, Leicester 271″. William Gray of Market Place, Leicester, is listed to have made a Long-case clock in 1825 and an English Lever watch. Brass side handles and well cast side sound fretwork panels. Bun feet, double fusee mechanism of 8-day duration, striking the hours on a bell. Pull repeat of the hour cord. Measurements: 44h x 29w x 16 depth cm.

Ref: 7BK05

Price £1,750.


Georgian Regency Rosewood English bracket clock/timepiece. Circa 1810. The case with choice veneers with brass inlay. Brass side handles with bun feet. A cast brass bezel to the convex dial with blued steel hands. Signed on the dial “Clarke, Frome”. James Clarke of Frome is listed in Baillie’s Watchmakers and Clockmakers of the World to have made a watch in 1815.Pendulum to the single fusee mechanism of 8-day duration. 2 Keys to bezel & back door. Measurements: 35h x 24w x 15 depth cm.

Ref: 7BK06

Price £950.


Regency Lancet Top mahogany and brass-mounted striking 8 day bracket clock on wall bracket. Circa 1815. The dial, signed by the important clockmakers, DESBOIS & WHEELER/GRAY’S INN PASSAGE”. Chamfered cast brass bezel to convex glass, enamel white dial with Roman numeral . Blued steel hands standing on Wall bracket; pendulum with holdfast and adjustable calibrated brass rod. Comes with crank winding key, case key.The movement with lancet gothic shaped plates, twin fusee with anchor escapement, strike and trip repeat on bell. The back plate with engraved border and signed “Desbois & Wheeler, Grays Inn Passage”, (London). Daniel Desbois was apprenticed to John Johnson of 9, Grays Inn Passage. He was from a family of clockmakers. He succeeded Johnson in 1799, went in to partnership with Wheeler trading as Desbois & Wheeler until 1835 taking his son, also Daniel in to partnership in 1844 and moving to High Holborn. He died in 1848 aged 75 and was succeeded by his son. Desbois and Wheeler are listed on page 83 of Baillie’s ’ ‘Clockmakers of the World’. Shows them working in Grays Inn Passage between 1790 and 1835. Also in Loomes. Measurements: Height on Bracket: 68cm. Clock: 50h, 29w, 17d cm. Bracket: 18h, 30w, 18.5d cm.

SA Ref: 7BK07

Price £2,200


Regency Mahogany English bracket clock/timepiece. Circa 1815. The case with choice veneers with brass inlay. Brass side handles with ball feet. A cast brass bezel to the convex dial with blued steel hands. Signed on the dial “W Clarke, London”. William Clarke of London is listed in Baillie’s Watchmakers and Clockmakers of the World to have made a watch in 1819. Pendulum to the single fusee mechanism of 8-day duration. Key to bezel. Measurements: 34h x 23w x 14. 5 depth cm.

Ref: 7BK08

Price £880.


Georgian Lancet Top Bracket Clock. Circa 1815. Figured Mahogany case with brass inlay and ball feet. A cast brass bezel to the convex dial with blued steel hands. 8 day movement with twin fusee and anchor escapement, striking the hour on a bell. The enamel white dial signed “John Lindsey London“. John Lindsey of London is listed in Baillie’s “Watchmakers and Clockmakers of the World”, as being a member of the prestigious Clockmakers Company between 1806-1828.

Ref: 7BK09

Price £1,800


An English Figured Mahogany William IV bracket clock. Double chain fusee movement, striking the hours and with pull repeat with adjustable pendulum. The pagoda top carved with C scrolls and roses, with similar carvings below and raised on a plinth base on 4 bun feet. The maker, signed on the dial “George Barton London”. George Barton of London is listed in Baillie’s Watchmakers and Clockmakers of the World, as having registed a clock in 1863. Measurements 46cm high X 32cm wide x 19cm deep.

Weight: 9kilos.

Ref: 7BK10

Price £1450.


A George III Stepped Top figured mahogany English bracket clock. Circa 1805. The case with choice veneers with brass inlay. A cast brass bezel to the convex dial with blued steel hands. Strike/Silent to the top of the dial. Signed on the dial by the Maker “Webber WOOLWICH” and engraved on the movement backplate “Webber Woolwich”. John Webber of Woolwich is listed in Baillie’s Watchmakers and Clockmakers of the World as being active circa 1800. The case has brass side handles and well cast side sound fretwork panels. Ball feet, double fusee mechanism of 8-day duration, striking the hours on a bell. Pull repeat of the hour cord. Measurements: 49h x 28w x 16 depth cm.

SA Ref: 7BK11

Price £2,500


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