W.F.TURK - Antique Clocks
|22nd February 2018|
A particulary good English twin fusee` Table / Bracket clock.
The brass inlaid Rosewood case of excellent proportions has a square silvered dial with engraving to the corners.
Made circa 1830
Height 16 inches (40.7cm) inclusive of the centre finial
Of comparatively small size this early 19th century Pad top Mahogany Bracket / Table clock.
The high quality twin fusee` movement has a 6-inch convex painted dial signed Honeybone Brentford, who is recorded by Baillie & Loomes as early 19th century to 1855.
This clock made circa 1835.
Height 11.5- inches ( 29.2cm )Plus the handle
Price category SOLD
DANIEL QUARE LONDON
A Particularly fine William and Mary brass mounted Ebony striking Table clock by this important maker. The twin chain fusee movement of “Quare`s finest quality, has seven ringed pillars with verge escapement, strikes on a bell and has pull quarter repeat on further bell.
The back plate has a line border with scroll & foliate engravings around a cartouche signed 'Daniell Quare Londini Fecit',
It has engraved brass click springs mounted on the back-plate, a spring-suspended pendulum regulated by rack-and-pinion system, a pair of steel arms at the base of the back plate articulating to secure the pendulum bob and operated from the dial.
The four subsidiary dials on this beautiful clock are an unusual feature and appear to have been reserved for Quare's more important clocks.
The 6¾ inch square gilt-brass dial with upper rings for the pendulum regulation and strike/silent.
The lower rings for Pen. Fast & Pen. Loose, all with cast gilt foliate centres and fine blued steel pointers.
The silvered chapter ring with sword hilt half hour markers and signed 'D: Quare London', the finely matted centre with cup-and-ring decoration and engraving to the false pendulum aperture, ringed winding holes, finely pierced and chased blued steel hands.
Height 13.25 inches plus the handle.
JOHN HOLMES LONDON
A good quality three-pad top Ebonised table clock by this important maker.
The twin fusee` movement with Verge escapement and Holmes pivotted off-set crutch, and pivotted roller type suspension.
John Holmes is recorded as working in the Strand near Somerset House.
He was one of the experts appointed by the select committee of the House of Commons in 1791 to report on Mudge`s timekeepers
This clock made circa 1770
Height 13.25 inches (33.6cm)
An early 19th century Mahogany Bracket clock signed J & Jno Hare Hatton Garden London to the convex painted dial.
The twin fusee` movement has a plain back-plate which is mounted with a stike silent lever.
The pendulum bob is also engraved with the makers details.....J & Jno Hare No.17 Greville Street Hatton Garden London.
A James Hare of London is recorded as apprenticed in 1774.
Height 14.75 inches (37.5cm)
JOHN LAMBERT LONDON
An 18th century Mahogany Bracket/Table clock of good colour and figure.
The twin fusee movement has original verge escapement and an engraved back plate.
The brass dial with a Strike/Silent dial to the arch signed with the makers name Jn Lambert London.
Height 18 inches (45.7cm) plus the handle
G.H.Baillie records a John Lambert as working in Shug lane London 1784
BARWISE ST MARTINS LANE LONDON
A particularly good late 18th century bracket/Table clock by this well known maker.
The brass mounted ebonised case of break arch design, has 3 brass moulded pads, and a centre handle. The twin fusee` bell striking movement has a plain back-plate with the makers name engraved within an oval cartouche.
The 7.5 inch brass dial has a white enamel centre and a strike silent dial to the arch.
Height 16 inches (40.7cm)plus the handle.
Made circa 1790 Price SOLD
THOMAS HOPPER DUBLIN
An early 19th century twin fusee` Bracket clock signed Hopper of Dublin.
Thomas Hopper of Dublin is recorded by G.H.Baille as 1824
Height 14 inches (35.6cm)
Of wonderful colour and figure this 18th century Longcase clock by William Lassel.
The brass dial with superbly engraved centre has concentric calendar and sweep seconds hand.
There is also moon-phase to the arch.
William Lassel is recorded as working in Toxteth park Liverpool from 1758-1807.
This clock circa 1770
Height 89.5 inches
Price category SOLD
A well figured 18th century mahogany long case clock with good aged patination.
The detailed case with fretwork and detailed mouldings etc.
The brass dial signed to the chapter ring with the makers name but also signed to a boss in the arch
Jos` & Elizabeth Mann 1780.
These names would indicate that they were the first owners of the clock, and was probably given to them as a present on their marriage.
Hugh Lough is recorded as 1740-91, Robert Lough 1770-95, presumably father & son
Height 90 inches (228.5cm)
Wm CATTELL IN FLEETE STREET (LONDON)
A particularly fine & elegant 17th century marquetry longcase clock.
The 10- inch dial with winged cherub spandrels and original gilding to the dial plate.The 8-day countwheel striking movement also has the unusual feature of an alarm mechanism. The rich Olivewood Oyster veneered case with early style multi panels of marquetry and the original carved cresting to the rising hood.
Height 79.5 inches ( 202cm ) Price on application
THOMAS PORTHOUSE MAKER TO THE ADMIRALTY
A high quality mid 19th century Mahogany Long case regulator. The massive movement with jewelled pallets, maintaining power, stop-work to the winding mechanism, etc etc.
The dial signed Thomas Porthouse maker to the Admiralty.
Thomas Porthouse is listed in Chronometer Makers of the world as 1815-60.
1830-40 at Northampton Square.
Height 71.75 inches (1.822cm)
PETER BONYER LONDON
A good proportioned Mahogany Longcase clock having brass strung quarter reeded columns to the trunk and hood. The base with a raised shaped panel.
The 8-day movement has a brass dial with Moonphase, which is a rare feature on a London Clock.
The makers name is on an a cartouche mounted around the top arch.
There is also a Strike/Silent lever at the nine o`clock position.
Made circa 1775
Height 93 inches (236cm)
JOHN TRUBSHAW LONDON
A particularly elegant late 17th century walnut longcase clock.
The detailed case with shaped panels of Burr walnut to the long trunk door.
The 8-day movement with inside count-wheel strike has an
11 inch dial with cherub and foliage spandrels, and is signed with the makers name along the bottom edge of the dial plate.
This clock has survived the centuries extremely well still retaining its original plinth and caddy, which is detachable.
Height 94.75 inches (240.5cm)
83.5 inches (212 cm) without the caddy
A well figured walnut longcase clock of pleasant colour. The 8-day movement has an inside countwheel strike, and an 11” dial, which is signed on the chapter ring with makers name.
William Sharpe was apprenticed to John Ebsworth in 1672. He was freed in 1681 and paid quaterage to the clockmakers company until at least 1705.
Made circa 1700.
SAMUEL OLlIVE TONBRIDGE
A very well figured 18th century Mahogany long case clock by Samuel Olive of Tonbridge.
The silvered dial with engraved decoration to the corners and arch, has a recessed seconds and Strike/Silent dial to the arch.
This clock also has a concentric calendar.
Made circa 1790
Height inclusive of the detachable brass finials 88inches ( 223.5cm)
A pretty porcelain mantel clock of waisted form having a florally decorated case.
The French bell striking movement, with silk suspended pendulum has a gilt dial with roman numerals.
Made circa 1840
Height 14 inches (35.5cm)
A very attractive porcelain panelled French Four-Glass type mantel clock.
The porcelain panels painted with coastal scenes have turquoise coloured surrounds that have delicate gilt decorations and raised jewels.
The gilded Corniche style case with engraved decorations.
The 8-day bell striking movement with the makers mark for Japy Freres.
Made circa 1880
Height 12 inches (30cm)
A very attractive French Four Glass style mantel clock.
The Demi-lune shaped case is very well detailed with chased mouldings and decorations, which includes delicate pierced frets.
Made circa 1900
Height 13.5 inches (34.3cm)
A late 19th century French mantel clock in the form of three cherubs standing on an ormolu mounted white marble plinth, holding aloft a star mounted blue globe .
The countwheel bell striking movement has a platform cylinder escapement.
Made circa 1880
Height 15inches (38cm)
A French gilt mounted, Black Boulle work mantel clock, which would have been made circa 1870.
The straight sided case with gilt frets has a glazed panel to the front which shows the sunburst pendulum.
The bell striking movement with the makers mark for Japy Freres has an enamel dial with the retailers name Guilbourg.
height 15 inches (38cm)
A particularly good English giant carriage by the well-respected maker Aubert & Klaftenberger
The twin fusee, quarter striking movement with maintaining power, has a jewelled ratchet-tooth lever escapement and chronometer type compensation balance.
The enamel dial has a profusely engraved surround
The back-plate is signed Aubert & Klaftenberger Regent Street London.
The moulded case with shaped and reeded carrying handle has a shuttered back to reveal the winding squares etc.
A particularly lovely carriage clock by the respected maker Henri Jacot.
The Gilt & silvered Anglais Riche case has a superb two tone chased dial.
The gong striking movement with original lever escapement.
This clock made circa 1880.
Height inclusive of the handle 20.5 cm
A late 19th century strike repeat carriage clock by Drocourt.
The bell striking movement with original lever escapement has a white enamel dial with the retailers name Klatenberger.
This clock also comes with its original carrying case
Made circa 1880
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