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The bell-top case with brass lined front door and brass side frets stands on brass bracket feet and is surmounted with a single brass carrying handle flanked by four acorn finials.The brass mounts are extremely decorative with foliate caryatids framing the corners, swags along the bell top and sun bursts with a central putti head to the side frets.
The 7 in (18 cm) wide break arch brass dial is mounted with a silvered chapter ring, silvered strike/silent ring in the arch and rococo spandrels. Beneath 12 o’clock and within the matted centre, is a recessed silvered cartouche signed by the maker.
The eight day duration twin fusée movement has five pillars with verge escapement and rack strike sounded on a bell. The backplate and brackets are engraved in a floral design.
|Height||47.00 cm||(18.50 inches)|