Antique George III period mahogany and brass mounted bracket clock by John Turner, London
Antique George III period mahogany and brass mounted bracket clock by John Turner, London
Antique George III period mahogany and brass mounted bracket clock by John Turner, London
Antique George III period mahogany and brass mounted bracket clock by John Turner, London
Antique George III period mahogany and brass mounted bracket clock by John Turner, London

Antique George III period mahogany and brass mounted bracket clock by John Turner, London

c. 1780 Greater London

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A George III period antique brass mounted mahogany bracket clock by this London maker.

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.
John Turner is recorded as working in the City of London, c.1780-1794
Dimensions
Height 47.00 cm (18.50 inches)
Signed/Inscribed
circa 1780
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