A GEORGE III (LAST QUARTER 18TH CENTURY) EBONISED FUSEE BRACKET / TABLE CLOCK WITH PULL REPEAT BY THOMAS BROWN, BIRMINGHAM
the break-arch case surmounted by a brass swing handle, over a plinth base and four brass bracket feet, the silvered break arch dial with strike / silent subsidiary to the arch, with Roman numerals and date aperture below, signed Thos. Brown BIRMINGHAM’, the twin fusee movement with verge escapement, the backplate finely engraved with a lambrequin border and centred by a similar oval inscribed ‘Thos Brown BIRMINGHAM’, with pendulum, striking the hours on a bell,
The movement is ticking, winding and striking and the pull repeat is functioning, but not fully tested or guaranteed.
Thomas Brown is listed as working from Birmingham (Digbeth and Bull Ring) from circa 1751. He died in 1802.