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Maker: English

Circa: 1850

Height: including handle 5.5 inches

Stock No. A8524

Price: £1,850

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A Fine Engraved Gilt Cased English Carriage Clock

A Fine Engraved Gilt Cased English Carriage Clock

Case: The gilt brass case With matched sides having engraved gilt mouldings to the deeply chamfered and inverted top section, which support the engraved sweeping index and circular glazed viewing window. With turned gilt brass gilt handle upon solid vertical tapering supports. Having plain gilt back with shutters to the winding and hand set. Having moulded engraved gilt brass base with turned and knurled gilt brass feet. With cut out and spring mount to the underside which supports the original gilt and steel T bar key.

Dial: The silvered circular dial with black Roman numerals and engraved minute circles with full minute markings and finely cut blued steel moon hands, having glazed rope twist bezel with deep cut floral engraving to the cast and gilt brass case.

Movement: The single train spring driven 8 day timepiece movement having horizontal gilt lever platform to the jewelled lever escapement with plain steel balance and blued steel hairspring. 

The clock is pictured prior to restoration. The movement and case numbered in several places 1082 similar to that of Thomas Cole.