George II silent pull quarter table timepiece by William & Alfred Poulton
George II silent pull quarter table timepiece by William & Alfred Poulton

George II silent pull quarter table timepiece by William & Alfred Poulton

c. 1750 London

Offered by Tobias Birch Ltd

£27,000 gbp
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A fine and small George II silent pull quarter table timepiece in untouched condition. The 4 1/2 inch brass dial with finely matted centre, silvered chapter ring, subsidiary dial to the arch for regulation adjustment and finely cast gilt spandrels. The dial signed William & Alfred Poulton Watchmakers to the King of Spain.

The superb eight day movement with original verge escapement and pull quarter repeat on two bells with rise and fall regulation. Finely engraved backplate signed William & Alfred Poulton Watchmakers to the King of Spain. The ebonised bell top case with pierced sound frets, canted corners and pad feet.

Height. 12 1/4 inches (31 cm)

Date circa 1750

This clock could possibly be the same clock referred to in the book, Mary Thomas, Founding Mother, The Life and Times of a South Australian Pioneer. "Mary's treasured clock made by William Poulton and Son, Watchmakers to His Majesty the King of Spain'.
Untouched condition
Dimensions
Height 31.00 cm (12.20 inches)
Signed/Inscribed
Backplate signed William & Alfred Poulton
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