Sunday
Jan152017

John Malley Lancaster. c.1850 Stock No. 3459

John Malley Lancaster. c.1850

A rare balance wheel skeleton timepiece, with five and six spoke wheel work, signed to the dial above the VI, under a glass dome.

Price: £3,500
Stock No. 3459

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Sunday
Jan152017

Harling London c.1835 Stock No. 3453 

Harling London  c.1835

An elegant small Regency mantel timepiece, the fusee movement in a mahogany case with a shallow arch top, and restrained brass inlay.

Price: £1,950
Stock No. 3453 

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Sunday
Jan152017

Barraud & Lund, Cornhill, London. c.1850 Stock No. 3444 

Barraud & Lund, Cornhill, London. c.1850

A small fusee timepiece by these quality makers, the 4” diameter engine turned gilt dial signed around the XII, with the backplate similarly signed, in an elegant  black  basalt case.

Price: £1,350
Stock No. 3444 

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Sunday
Jan152017

Henderson London c.1790 Stock No. 3381

Henderson London c.1790

An imposing Georgian bracket clock, with porcelain enamel dial, verge and crown wheel escapement, and repeat strike facility, the backplate profusely engraved, in an ebonised three pad round top case. Ht (handle down) 18”

Price: £6,500
Stock No. 3381

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Sunday
Jan152017

Henry Borrell London c.1820 Stock No. 3360

Henry Borrell London c.1820

A very elegant Georgian bracket clock, with a 6” diameter porcelain enamel dial, the movement with a steel rod pendulum, border engraving, in a mahogany case with boxwood stringing, fish scale side frets, a brass carrying handle, and a finely tooled brass bezel.

Price: £4,800
Stock No. 3360

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Monday
Sep262016

J. Smith and Son Clerkenwell for Clark Bishop Stortford.  c.1870

Smith and Son Clerkenwell for Clark Bishop Stortford.

The frame of this skeleton clock is a J.Smith Clerkenwell design. (See ‘British Skeleton Clocks’, by Derek Roberts, published by Antique Collectors Club,1987, Fig ¾6a, p.133). This firm was set up in c.1840, and between about 1850 and 1900 was one of the premier London clock factories. Henry J Clark is recorded working in Bishop Stortford in 1874, and would have been the retailer of this clock, adding his name to it on a plaque.


Stock No. 3443
Price: £1,600

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Wednesday
Sep072016

3398 Anon. c. 1850

Anon. c. 1850

A fine English skeleton timepiece, the scroll frame typical of James Edwards of Stourbridge, with six turned pillars, 5-spoke wheelwork, sitting on a rectangular rosewood base, under the original glass dome.

Price: £1,650
Stock No. 3398

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