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FS39: Two Day Fine Art Sale

Tunnell, Fleet Street London, A Regency Mahogany Bracket Clock

Auction Lot FS39/734

Tunnell, Fleet Street London, a Regency mahogany bracket clock the eight-day duration, double-fusee movement striking the hours on a bell with the shaped backplate having engraved border decoration, the eight-inch round silvered dial engraved with black Roman numerals and engraved to the centre with the maker's name Tunnell, Fleet Street, London, with brass moon hands, the mahogany case having brass inlaid decoration to the front, with further inlay and scroll stops to the canted corners and brass fishscale side frets, surmounted by a brass carrying handle to the curved top and all standing on brass ball feet, height 43cm (handle down) 50cm (handle up). * Biography A John Tunnell is recorded as free of the Clockmakers Company in 1814 and a Liveryman from 1826, quite possibly moving to Deptford, Kent prior to 1847 where he is still recorded in 1849.

Tunnell, Fleet Street London, A Regency Mahogany Bracket Clock (FS39/734) offered in our Two Day Fine Art Sale starting on 10th July 2018 at our salerooms in Exeter, Devon.

Lot Description

Tunnell, Fleet Street London, a Regency mahogany bracket clock the eight-day duration, double-fusee movement striking the hours on a bell with the shaped backplate having engraved border decoration, the eight-inch round silvered dial engraved with black Roman numerals and engraved to the centre with the maker's name Tunnell, Fleet Street, London, with brass moon hands, the mahogany case having brass inlaid decoration to the front, with further inlay and scroll stops to the canted corners and brass fishscale side frets, surmounted by a brass carrying handle to the curved top and all standing on brass ball feet, height 43cm (handle down) 50cm (handle up). * Biography A John Tunnell is recorded as free of the Clockmakers Company in 1814 and a Liveryman from 1826, quite possibly moving to Deptford, Kent prior to 1847 where he is still recorded in 1849.

Price Realised

£750

Department

Works of Art & Clocks

Fine Art Category

Bracket Clocks

Sale Information

FS39: Two Day Fine Art Sale
Tuesday, 10th July 2018
Okehampton Street, Exeter

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