William Jackson C.1810

FRODSHAM (CHESHIRE)

Ref No 704
 
An unusual decorative mahogany provincial bracket clock by William Jackson, Frosham Cheshire. C.1810.

Price: £5,500.00

The case has a concave and convex moulded top surmounted with a brass-carrying handle. There is a full front opening door with decorative reeding to the sides and four ogee feet. The case of good colour.

The 7 ½” painted dial has its original paintwork; the chapter ring has Arabic numerals and its original hands. In the arch is an attractive young lady in a pink dress.
The 8-day anchor escapement twin fuse movement strikes the hours on one bell and the ½ hours on another. It has 4 nicely turned pillars, good wheelwork and a well made pendulum and bob.

William Jackson was a freeman of Lancaster and moved south to Frodsham around 1800 where he worked until 1848.

Height: 17 1/2″ (45cms)
Width: 6 1/2 ” (17cms)
Depth: 6 1/2″ (17cms

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