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English George III Ebonized Bracket Clock

Auction:
2085
Lot:
765
Sold for:
$2,990$2,600

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Auction:
Sale #2085 - 2085
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
July 14, 2001 10:00AM

Description:

English George III Ebonized Bracket Clock, second/third quarter 18th century, inverted bell-top case with arched glass panels to four sides, gilt-metal sound dampeners to sides, with two-train movement chiming hourly on single bell, with floral and Cupid engraved back plate, with silvered roundel signed for John Prou, London, above silvered bezel centered by gilded stippled dial with seconds window, face plate with cast gilt spandrels, on molded bracket base, ht. 19, wd. 10 1/4, dp. 6 1/2 in.
Estimate $2,000-3,000

Keywords

London, gilt-metal sound dampeners, John Prou, Bracket, Gilding, Gold