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Antique George III mahogany, brass mounted clock by John Turner

London

A George III period antique brass mounted mahogany bracket clock by this London maker.
The bell-top case is crowned with four acorn finials. The brass mounts are extremely decorative with foliate caryatids framing the corners, swags along the bell top and sun bursts with a central putti head to the side frets.

The 7 in (18 cm) wide break arch brass dial is mounted with a silvered chapter ring, silvered strike/silent ring in the arch and rococo spandrels and is signed by the maker in a recessed cartouche. The eight day duration twin fusée movement has five pillars with verge escapement and rack strike sounded on a bell.

Signed/Inscribed/Dated

circa 1780

Literature

John Turner is recorded as working in the City of London, c.1780-1794

Date: circa 1780
Height: 47.00cm (19 inches)

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