Lot 103

A MID 18TH CENTURY AUSTRIAN EBONISED PETIT SONNERIE TABLE / BRACKET CLOCK WITH PULL REPEAT, THE DIAL SIGNED ‘CHATER LONDON’ 
the shallow inverted bell top surmounted by a brass swing handle, the sides with glazed break-arch panels (one panel lacking), raised on a plinth base over four brass bun feet, with Rococo style pierced gilt sound frets over the brass break-arch dial with conforming gilt spandrels and engraved centre also with Rococo style ornament and with faux pendulum aperture, with three silvered bosses to the arch, the largest central boss signed ‘Chater London’, the smaller subsidiary dials with German inscriptions for fast / slow and strike / silent, the Roman silvered chapter ring with Arabic five minute markers, the triple barrel movement with verge escapement, striking the hours on one bell and the quarters on a second, with pull repeat striking the last hours and quarters,
46cm high

The movement is winding, ticking and striking and the pull repeat is working but not fully tested or guaranteed, pendulum bob lacking.

Estimate: £1,800-£2,200