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English Ebony Basket Top Bracket Clock

The well-designed bracket clock is a lovely example of early English clockmaking. Encased in distinctive ebony wood, wonderful flame-shaped finials crown the top of the clock, adding interest and dimension to the case. In wonderful contrast to the case’s rich color, the clock face is spectacularly crafted with a hand-engraved brass arch top dial with luxurious cast gilt brass spandrels and medallion in the arch. The artistry continues onto a hand-engraved brass backplate visible through a glass panel. A faux pendulum oscillates back and forth in a charming aperture below the 12 o’clock, adding intriguing motion to the clock dial.

The clock displays the time on Roman numeral hours with an Arabic numeral minute track. Further, a calendar display and strike and silent switch add convenient functionality to the clock. An 8-day two-train fusee movement powers this clock, which strikes a bell on the hour and half-hour.

This wonderful clock displays the maker’s signature on the dial, Skikel Thorp, London.

This clock bears a full restoration and a one-year warranty.

20″ High x 10.5″ Wide 7″ Deep

Circa 1825

SKU: CAUC 509 P $3,900 Inquire
If you would like to purchase this item or learn more about it, please click on the Inquire link above or phone the Renaissance Showroom at 805-688-1976, open seven days a week from 10 to 6.
  • English
  • Ebony Case Bracket Clock
  • Signed Skikel Thorp
  • 8-Day 2-Train Fusee Movement
  • Hour & Half-Hour Bell Strike
  • 20″ High x 10.5″ Wide x 7″ Deep
  • Restored, One Year Warranty
  • Circa 1825