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Edward Ellicott (d 1835)

Biography of clockmaker Edward Ellicott (d 1835)

Edward Ellicott (d 1835) was a fourth-generation clockmaker from the Ellicott family, who worked at Royal Exchange in London.

Edward Ellicott succeeded his father Edward Ellicott (d 1791) in 1791 and continued until his own death in 1835. Clocks made from 1791 onwards were simply signed 'Ellicott'.

Ellicott is recorded as a freeman of the Clockmakers Company in 1795.

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Lot FS18/769

Lot FS18/769: Ellicot, Royal Exchange, A Mahogany Bracket Clock

Ellicot, Royal Exchange, a mahogany bracket clock the eight-day duration, double-fusee movement striking the hours on a bell, the eight-inch round convex painted dial with black Roman hour numerals, blued steel decorative hands and signed 'Ellicot, Royal Exchange', the mahogany dome topped case with inlaid stringing to the front, glazed sides and a brass carrying handle to the top, standing on brass ball feet, height: 42 cm.

Estimate: £200 - £300
Realised: £880