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FS37: Three Day Fine Art Sale

A Large Victorian Chiming Bracket Clock

Auction Lot FS37/1057

A large Victorian chiming bracket clock the eight-day duration, triple-fusee movement with anchor escapement, striking the hours on a gong and the quarters on a set of nine-bells, with engraved decoration to the backplate, the break-arch brass dial having a raised silvered chapter ring with black Roman numerals and decorative blued steel hands, three further silvered subsidiary dials within the arch for 'Chime'Silent', 'Regulation' and 'Westminster Chime/Chiming on Eight Bells', with a matted centre and cast-brass c-scroll spandrels to the four corners and arch, the ebonised case having a cast-brass gilded locking top opening to reveal the movement, surmounted by a brass carrying handle, with applied raised classical decorative friezes to either side, below and above the dial, with matching panels to each case side below a cast-brass handle, standing on matching bracket feet, signed under the chapter ring JC Jennens, London, height 66cm handle up, 62cm handle down. * Biography Possibly John Creed Jennens (& Son) working in London circa 1863 until at least 1875.

A Large Victorian Chiming Bracket Clock (FS37/1057) offered in our Three Day Fine Art Sale starting on 22nd January 2018 at our salerooms in Exeter, Devon.

Lot Description

A large Victorian chiming bracket clock the eight-day duration, triple-fusee movement with anchor escapement, striking the hours on a gong and the quarters on a set of nine-bells, with engraved decoration to the backplate, the break-arch brass dial having a raised silvered chapter ring with black Roman numerals and decorative blued steel hands, three further silvered subsidiary dials within the arch for 'Chime'Silent', 'Regulation' and 'Westminster Chime/Chiming on Eight Bells', with a matted centre and cast-brass c-scroll spandrels to the four corners and arch, the ebonised case having a cast-brass gilded locking top opening to reveal the movement, surmounted by a brass carrying handle, with applied raised classical decorative friezes to either side, below and above the dial, with matching panels to each case side below a cast-brass handle, standing on matching bracket feet, signed under the chapter ring JC Jennens, London, height 66cm handle up, 62cm handle down. * Biography Possibly John Creed Jennens (& Son) working in London circa 1863 until at least 1875.

Price Realised

£2,900

Department

Works of Art & Clocks

Fine Art Category

Bracket Clocks

Sale Information

FS37: Three Day Fine Art Sale
Monday, 22nd January 2018
Tuesday, 23rd January 2018
Wednesday, 24th January 2018

Okehampton Street, Exeter

This lot will be sold after 12:30pm on Wednesday, 24th January 2018 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

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