Barraud Cornhill No 1172 C.1820


Ref No 673

One of the series of small high quality 8-day mahogany and ebony round dial domestic regulators made by Barraud Cornhill London No 1172 C.1820.

Price: £10,750.00

The hood has a stepped top, canted corners, brass side frets, bezel and dial corners. A shaped top trunk door is flanked by canted corners. The base has a central panel and sits on pad feet. There is extensive use of ebony moulding and banding throughout the case.

The 12” white dial has a seconds ring, original hands and is fully signed and numbered 1172. The movement is typical of Barrauds high quality with 5 turned pillars, anchor escapement and strikes the hours on a bell via a rack, it has a wood rod pendulum with a heavy brass bob. 1172 is stamped on the backplate.

Barraud, the well-known firm making high quality clocks and chronometers were working in Cornhill, London from 1799 – 1860. Paul Philip Barraud was master of the clockmakers company in 1810 and 11. Philip died in 1820 and his sons continued the business.

Height: 75″ (191cms)

Dimensions 191 cm

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