EDWARD CLARKE. A GOOD LATE GEORGE III PERIOD SILVERED DIAL EBONISED BRACKET CLOCK BY THIS EXCELLENT MAKER.

EDWARD CLARKE. A GOOD LATE GEORGE III PERIOD SILVERED DIAL EBONISED BRACKET CLOCK BY THIS EXCELLENT MAKER. EDWARD CLARKE. A GOOD LATE GEORGE III PERIOD SILVERED DIAL EBONISED BRACKET CLOCK BY THIS EXCELLENT MAKER.
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EDWARD CLARKE. A GOOD LATE GEORGE III PERIOD SILVERED DIAL EBONISED BRACKET CLOCK BY THIS EXCELLENT MAKER.

Origin
London
Date
Circa 1770
 good late George III period silvered dial ebonised bracket clock by this excellent maker. 

The elegant inverted bell top case, veneered with ebonised pearwood, has a brass carrying handle and a full opening front door with a cast brass bezel and convex glass. 

The silvered brass dial, 7 inches in diameter, has Roman hour numerals and five minute divisions. The blued steel hour hand is of the delicate interlacing scroll pattern and the minute hand has a serpentine profile. 

The movement which has been converted to anchor escapement runs for 8 days and strikes the hours on a bell. There is a repeat cord for repeating the previous hour. The backplate is beautifully engraved with flowers and foliage. 

Height: 15 in (38cm) 
Width: 11 in (28 cm) 
Depth: 7 ½ in (19 cm) 

* Edward Clarke was a fine maker and is listed on page 153 of Brian Loomes’ ‘Clockmakers of the World: 21st Century Edition’. 

HW5543 

Signed / Inscribed

Edward Clarke. London.
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