SCOTTISH ANTIQUE GEORGE II EBONY BRACKET CLOCK BY JOHN BROWN OF EDINBURGH

By John Brown

Scotland, 1750

SCOTTISH ANTIQUE GEORGE II EBONY BRACKET CLOCK BY JOHN BROWN OF EDINBURGH

Scotland, 1750

H 16¹/₂ inch (42 cm) W 9¹/₂ inch (24 cm) D 6³/₄ inch (17 cm)

A fine George II period ebony bracket clock. The moulded case has an inverted bell top with a brass carrying handle. The sides have elaborately pierced gilt brass sound frets depicting flowers and cherubs.

The brass dial has a silvered chapter ring with a mock pendulum, date aperture and a signature plate signed 'John Brown Edinburgh'. Above is a subsidiary dial showing strike or silent. Around the dials in the four corners are pierced Rococo spandrels with face masks. The movement with verge escapement and a beautifully engraved back-plate, strikes the hours on a bell and is also quarter repeating.

Condition Good

MATERIALS Ebony

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