BOXELL, N° 2962
BOXELL, N° 2962

BOXELL, N° 2962

c. 1850 to 1860 Brighton

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An exceptional mid 19th century English carriage clock of giant proportions in a moulded ebonised four glass case retaining its original gilt handle and top moulding. The exquisite gilt engine turned dial is engraved with scrolling foliage, a Roman chapter ring and original, blued steel hands. The top gilt mount is similiarly engraved and the handle is beautifully facetted and shaped with foliage.
The high quality four pillar movement has twin chain fusees and maintaining power to the going train. The platform escapement has a compensated bi-metallic balance with timing screws and a blued hair spring to the platform lever escapement. It also has a fast/slow adjustment lever and there is hour strike. Both trains are wound from the backplate. The movement and dial are signed by the maker and the clock is numbered 2962. At the base of the case there is a mirror to inspect the movement from below.

Date: circa 1850 - 1860

Height excluding handle: 12 in (30 cm)
Depth: 6 in (15 cm)
Max Width: 9 in (23 cm)

* T. Boxell is listed on page 92 of Brian Loomes’s ‘Clockmakers of the World’ 21st Century Edition. He was born in 1823 and married in 1847 and again in 1859. He worked at the Brighton Observatory and made a number of fine precision clocks including marine chronometers.
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