Elm and Mahogany Alarm and Repeating Table Clock by Jno. Wady
- Sold for:
- Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2502
- Date / Time :
- May 01, 2010 10:00AM
Elm and Mahogany Alarm and Repeating Table Clock by Jno. Wady, London, circa 1765, the stepped base with mahogany inlay, molded cornice top supported by four freestanding columns, unusual sliding glazed door over the 6 in. composite brass dial, silvered chapter ring with Roman numerals, oval name boss engraved Jno. Wady London, mock pendulum aperture, alarm setting disc at the base of the blued-steel hands, matted center, day-of-the-month dial in the arch, cast brass spandrels and eight-day, time and alarm, verge escapement movement with quarter and hour repeat on command on a nest of seven bells, two alarm hammers, fully engraved backplate and short bob pendulum, ht. 12 3/4 in.
case refinished, side wooden sound frets are replacements, minor inlay losses.