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FS27: Two Day Fine Art Sale

James McCabe, London, A Mahogany Bracket Clock

Auction Lot FS27/663

James McCabe, London, a mahogany bracket clock the eight-day duration, five-pillar double-fusee movement with an anchor escapement and striking the hours on a bell with pull repeat, the backplate having shouldered plates and engraved with the maker's name James McCabe, Royal Exchange, London, the 5½ inch round silvered dial engraved with a repeat of the maker's name and numbered 1977, giving a date of manufacture of circa 1836, with black Roman numerals, blued steel moon hands and a strike/silent lever above XII o'clock, the bell-top mahogany case with inset wooden frets to the front with brass trim, canted corners, brass fishscale frets to the sides, a brass carrying handle to the top and standing on brass bracket feet, height 39cm (without handle), 43cm (with handle).

James McCabe, London, A Mahogany Bracket Clock (FS27/663) offered in our Two Day Fine Art Sale starting on 14th July 2015 at our salerooms in Exeter, Devon.

Lot Description

James McCabe, London, a mahogany bracket clock the eight-day duration, five-pillar double-fusee movement with an anchor escapement and striking the hours on a bell with pull repeat, the backplate having shouldered plates and engraved with the maker's name James McCabe, Royal Exchange, London, the 5½ inch round silvered dial engraved with a repeat of the maker's name and numbered 1977, giving a date of manufacture of circa 1836, with black Roman numerals, blued steel moon hands and a strike/silent lever above XII o'clock, the bell-top mahogany case with inset wooden frets to the front with brass trim, canted corners, brass fishscale frets to the sides, a brass carrying handle to the top and standing on brass bracket feet, height 39cm (without handle), 43cm (with handle).

Notes

For a full history see Allix & Bonnert, Carriage Clocks; Derek Roberts, Carriage & Other Travelling Clocks; Andrew Nicholls, English Bracket & Mantel Clocks and various other publications.

Price Realised

£3,000

Department

Works of Art & Clocks

Fine Art Category

Bracket Clocks

Fine Art Knowledge Base

Sale Information

FS27: Two Day Fine Art Sale
Tuesday, 14th July 2015
Wednesday, 15th July 2015

Okehampton Street, Exeter

This lot will be sold after 12:30pm on Wednesday, 15th July 2015 as part of the Works of Art and Clocks section of the sale.

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Okehampton Street, Exeter

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Important Notes

Weights and measurements are approximate guidelines only, unless otherwise stated to the contrary.

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