George III Style Ormolu Mounted Mahogany Musical Bracket Clock John Thwaites, Clerkenwell, London, Circa 1815-1820
George III Style Ormolu Mounted Mahogany Musical Bracket Clock John Thwaites, Clerkenwell, London, Circa 1815-1820 The bell form top case with Rococo style ormolu finials above a chamfered case with applied ormolu herms and trailing floral mounts, the sides with brass handles above foliate sound frets with quarter frets to the brass lined front and rear doors, the molded base raised on leafy scroll cast feet, enclosing a brass dial with applied brass floral spandrels and a pewtered crescent form reserve inscribed
John Thwaites/ Clerkenwell/ London, flanked by pewtered song/ hornpipe and chime/ not chime apertures, above a pewtered chapter ring with black Arabic numerals and date aperture in the break arch, the triple fusee movement with verge escapement, striking a bell on the hour and eight bells on a musical barrel, the glass inset rear door opening to view a rectangular brass plate engraved with scrolling foliage and inscribed
John Thwaites/ Clerkenwell/ London. Height: 24-1/2 in (62.2 cm)Property from the Estate of Edward Lewis
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