Webster C.1870


Ref No 449
An excellent large oak 3-train ¼ striking table clock by Webster, London C.1870.

Price: £4,500.00

The case is elaborately decorated with Gothic windows, arches and spires. The side pillars are simulated bamboo and there is applied carving to the front door and arch, both the sides and back have arched frets.

The massive 3-train fussee movement has 5 pillars, anchor escapement, heavy bob pendulum with holdfast, hour striking is on a gong and the ¼`s are struck on 8 bells.

The silvered dial is finely engraved to the corners and arch; there are two subsidiary dials in the arch one for time regulation and the other for strike / silent. Both the dial and backplate is signed Webster, Queen Victoria St, London along with the clock number 15500.

This long established firm (claimed to have been founded in 1711) were working in Queen Victoria St London from around 1850 – 1930. They had a good reputation for quality clocks.

Height: 30″ (76cms) including spires
Width: 18″ (46cms)
Depth: 11″ (28cms)

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