John Thompson C.1780

CLERKENWELL (LONDON)

Ref No 660

An attractive mahogany bracket clock by John Thompson, Clerkenwell, London C.1780.

Price: £8,250.00

The bell topped case with 5 finials has two side carrying handles, front caryatid columns, front door arch spandrels, brass front glass edging and scrolling feet.

The silvered arched dial has strike-silent and regulation rings, a date aperture, original hands and full signature.

The 5 pillar 8-day movement has verge escapement, good wheel work and strikes the hours on a bell. There is a pull repeat facility. The backplate is beautifully engraved with a pagoda and scrolling foliage.

John Thompson was recorded working in Clerkenwell from 1770 – 94.

Height: 18 1/2″(47cms) excluding top finial
Width: 12 1/4″ (31cms)
Depth: 7 1/4″ (18 1/2cms)

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