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English Bracket Clock of Walnut in the Egyptian Style

$13,523.62

About

A quarter chiming bracket clock. The walnut case, of architectural form, is supported on the original bracket, being carved with ribbands, anthemions and pylons in the Egyptian manner, surmounted by a triangulated pediment; the sides have the sound vents dressed with a fretwork sphinx and a camel; the movement is driven by a complex triple chain fusee with a deadbeat escapement and the hours struck on a single bell, the quarter hours being struck on eight bells; the 8 inch silvered dial is signed by the maker, with the address of 65 & 66 Cheapside, dating the clock to 1857-1863 and has the hours marked in Roman numerals, indicated by elaborate blued steel hands. John Bennett (1814-1897) was a third generation clockmaker; holder of Royal Warrants between 1847-1895; elevated to the peerage in 1872; Knight of the Royal Legion of Honour; Fellow of the Royal Astronomical Society; Freeman of the City of London; the British Museum possesses one of his minute repeaters, and a bracket clock was purchased by Charles Dickens, which may be seen at the Charles Dickens Museum in Doughty Street, Camden, London.

Details

  • Creator
    John Bennett (Clockmaker)
  • Dimensions
    Height: 20.5 in. (52.07 cm)Width: 37 in. (93.98 cm)Depth: 9 in. (22.86 cm)
  • Style
    Egyptian Revival (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    circa 1860
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use. Dimensions shown are for clock only. Height inclusive of bracket is 32.5 inches.
  • Seller Location
    London, GB
  • Reference Number
    Seller: 82681stDibs: LU95475125453

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    Estimated Customs Duties & Taxes to the Continental US: $0.
    Ships From: London, United Kingdom
  • Return Policy

    A return for this item may be initiated within 3 days of delivery.

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