Mahogany bracket clock signed John Meek, London.
Mahogany bracket clock signed John Meek, London.
Mahogany bracket clock signed John Meek, London.
Mahogany bracket clock signed John Meek, London.
Mahogany bracket clock signed John Meek, London.
Mahogany bracket clock signed John Meek, London.
Mahogany bracket clock signed John Meek, London.
Mahogany bracket clock signed John Meek, London.
Mahogany bracket clock signed John Meek, London.
Mahogany bracket clock signed John Meek, London.
Mahogany bracket clock signed John Meek, London.
Mahogany bracket clock signed John Meek, London.

Mahogany bracket clock signed John Meek, London.

1790 London

Offered by Neill Robinson Blaxill F.B.H.I.

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Eight day verge bracket clock with original escapement. The backplate is fully engraved with floral swags and festoons which are clearly visible through a glazed backdoor complete with undulating character glass. Following the lines of the top of the case, the 7 1/2" break-arch dial is adorned with gilt rococo spandrels. The solid centred chapter disc is engraved with Roman numerals and a single minute track with Arabic numerals every five minutes. John Meek's signature is placed within the chapters and is accompanied by an engraved date ring and steel pointer. A solid subsidiary dial in the arch of the dial facilitates the silencing of the strike if not required.

The case is an oak carcass veneered in mahogany. The colour and patina are exceptional with a superb original surface. Both movement and case are a fine example of an sleepy untouched clock, nicely looked after through the years. The brass case fittings are also in a like condition, each of the doors has brass rod pinned into recessed edges and the sides are fitted with fish-scale frets backed with faded silk. Often the carrying handle of this style of half-round case sits upon a raised pad but here the top is a single piece piece of nicely figured veneer with the handle placed straight upon it. This veneer has some cracks running across it commensurate with shrinkage in the carcass. These not unsightly and typical cracks run along the joints in the construction of the oak frame and add to the charm.

John Meek is recorded as working at 7 Worship Street, Finsbury.
Fully overhauled with a two year guarantee.
Dimensions
Height 46.00 cm (18.11 inches)
Width 30.00 cm (11.81 inches)
Depth 19.00 cm (7.48 inches)
Neill Robinson Blaxill F.B.H.I.

Neill Robinson Blaxill F.B.H.I.
21 St Johns Hill
Sevenoaks
Kent
TN13 3NX

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