George III mahogany & gilt brass mounted bracket clock <em>Henry Gratte, London </em>
George III mahogany & gilt brass mounted bracket clock <em>Henry Gratte, London </em>
George III mahogany & gilt brass mounted bracket clock <em>Henry Gratte, London </em>
George III mahogany & gilt brass mounted bracket clock <em>Henry Gratte, London </em>
George III mahogany & gilt brass mounted bracket clock <em>Henry Gratte, London </em>
George III mahogany & gilt brass mounted bracket clock <em>Henry Gratte, London </em>

HENRY GRATTE, LONDON (worked c.1780-1820)

George III mahogany & gilt brass mounted bracket clock Henry Gratte, London

c. 1780 England

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A George III gilt brass mounted mahogany bell top bracket clock by Henry Gratte, London. The five-pillar twin fusee rack and bell striking movement with verge escapement and basket of flowers within foliate scroll engraved back plate. The 7 inch single sheet silvered brass break-arch Roman numeral dial with Arabic five minutes and subsidiary calendar dial to the centre signed Henry Gratte, Kennington Lane, the arch with “strike-silent” selector. The well figured mahogany bell-top case with hinged carrying handle and pineapple finials above foliate cast female caryatid mounted canted angles and gilt pierced scroll infill above arch, the sides with break-arch windows, on moulded base with scroll cast feet. All the mounts being particularly well cast and retaining excellent original colour to the gilding. A superb clock.
Excellent. The movement has been fully overhauled, minor restorations to the case, cleaning & waxing.
From a private collector in Surrey
English, George III, circa 1780. Henry (Henricus) Gratte is listed by Baillies Clockmakers of the world as working circa 1770-1800m
Dimensions
Height 19.50 inch (49.53 cm)
Width 11.50 inch (29.21 cm)
Depth 8.75 inch (22.22 cm)
Stock Code
1785
Signed/Inscribed
Signed to the dial centre: Henry Gratte, Kennington Lane
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