Antique lacquer bracket clock by John Parker, Greenwich, London
Antique lacquer bracket clock by John Parker, Greenwich, London
Antique lacquer bracket clock by John Parker, Greenwich, London

Antique lacquer bracket clock by John Parker, Greenwich, London

c. 1770 Greenwich

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A fine George III period sea- green and gilt lacquer bracket clock by John Parker of Greenwich. This exquisite clock is profusely decorated in a sea green and gold lacquer case depicting chinoiserie figures holding parasols in a landscape, with birds and flowers. The arched silvered dial with pierced rococo spandrels in the four corners and flanking the subsidiary dial showing strike/silent. The dial with a mock pendulum, date aperture above the VI and pierced hands, with the makers name in a florid script.

The case has a shaped apron and a bell top with a brass carrying handle and the sides are glazed. The eight day verge movement striking on a single bell and the back-plate is signed ‘John Parker Greenwich.’
*John Parker died in 1766 and his widow continued the business. See Brian Loomes, Watchmakers and Clockmakers of the World (London, 2006), p.593.
Dimensions
Height 17.50 inch (44.45 cm)
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