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Bracket Alarm Clock by John Taylor



A fine mahogany bracket alarm clock by John Taylor, the rectangular case enclosing an arched gilt and steel face with a clock-face, a silent/strike dial and a date window, the double fusée, 8-day, verge escapement movement covered by an incised decorative panel, other features include an alarm on the hour and a pull hourly repeater, decorated with ormolu mounts comprising five urn finials on the shaped top, pendant garlands to the corners, openwork panels centred on a cherub sunburst with scrollwork spandrels set into the sides, carrying handles and acanthus scroll feet, signed ‘John Taylor, London’, English, circa 1780. Footnote: John Taylor worked from Gloucester St, London. He is listed by Dr Ian White in his book English Clocks for the Eastern markets 2012 and by G. H. Baillie in Watchmakers and Clockmakers of the World. London, 1947.


  • Dimensions
    Height: 24.00 in. (60.96 cm)Width: 13.50 in. (34.29 cm)Depth: 8.75 in. (22.23 cm)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    circa 1780
  • Condition
  • Seller Location
    Lymington, GB
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU973011334523

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    Ships From: Lymington, United Kingdom
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