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The 8-day movement sounds the hours on a single bell and has a knife edge verge escapement with pear-shaped pendulum bob.
The elegant ebonised case has a three pad top with a brass carrying handle, brass mouldings to the door and moulded ebonised feet.
Height: 13 ¼ in (33.5 cm)
Width: 9 ¼ in (23.5 cm)
Depth: 6 ¼ in (16 cm)
* John Ireland is listed on page 410 of Brian Loomes’s Clockmakers of the World: 21st Century Edition. He was working in Maiden Lane between 1772 and 1780.
Bracket clocks of such small proportions are increasingly rare and are therefore very sought after by collectors.
Howard Walwyn Ltd Fine Antique Clocks
123 Kensington Church Street
Saturday by appointment