Lot 94

A LATE 18TH CENTURY MAHOGANY AND GILT BRASS MOUNTED FUSEE QUARTER CHIMING MUSICAL TABLE / BRACKET CLOCK BY JOHN SCOTT, GLOUCESTER STREET, LONDON
the finely proportioned case with crossbanding and satinwood stringing, the steep bell top inlaid with the Prince of Wales feathers and flanked by four pillars surmounted by urn finials, the canted front angles with gilt caryatids, over a plinth base, the sides with later gilt brass pierced frets with a sunburst design centred by a putto’s head, the painted break-arch dial with strike / silent subsidiary to the arch, Roman numerals and Arabic five minute outer track, signed ‘JOHN SCOTT, GLOUCESTER STREET, LONDON’, the substantial triple chain fusee movement with anchor escapement, chiming the quarters on a nest of eight graduated bells and a the hours on a separate bell, the backplate finely engraved with scrolling acanthus leaves centred by an urn and over a cartouche signed ‘John Scott, London’, the pendulum with similar engraved decoration,
58cm high

The movement is winding and ticking but the strike-work may need attention, not fully tested or guaranteed.

Estimate: £6,000-£8,000