Antique bracket clock by John Brown, Edinburgh
Antique bracket clock by John Brown, Edinburgh
Antique bracket clock by John Brown, Edinburgh
Antique bracket clock by John Brown, Edinburgh
Antique bracket clock by John Brown, Edinburgh

Antique bracket clock by John Brown, Edinburgh

c. 1740 Scotland

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A fine George II period ebony cased bracket clock by John Brown, Edinburgh. This fine clock in an ebony moulded case has an inverted bell top with a brass carrying handle. The sides have elaborately pierced gilt brass sound frets depicting flowers and cherubs.

The brass dial has a silvered chapter ring with a mock pendulum, date aperture and a signature plate signed Jno Brown Edinburgh. Above is a subsidiary dial showing strike/silent. Around the dials in the four corners are pierced rococo spandrels with face masks.

The movement with verge escapement and a beautifully engraved back-plate, strikes the hours on a bell and is also quarter repeating
Excellent
John Brown, son of John Brown of Edinburgh, free in 1720, died in 1748-50. See: Brian Loomes 'Watchmakers and Clockmakers of the World'
Dimensions
Height 16.50 inch (41.91 cm)
Medium
Ebony
Signed/Inscribed
1740
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