Lot 96

A FINE GEORGE III MAHOGANY AND GILT BRASS MOUNTED MUSICAL QUARTER CHIMING BRACKET / TABLE CLOCK SIGNED THOMAS STRAHAN, LONDON
the bell top case surmounted by a pierced scrolling mount centred by an urn finial, flanked by four further flaming urn finials, the front angles with female caryatids terminating in floral garlands, the sides with pierced ormolu frets centred by winged cherubs, with carrying handles over, raised on bracket feet, the door with pierced quadrant frets, the break arch dial with silvered Roman chapter ring, chamfered date aperture and name plate signed ‘Thos Strahan London’, with strike / silent subsidiary dial to the arch, the triple fusee movement with verge escapement, with a pin wheel activating the nest of eight graduated bells playing a tune on the quarter and striking the hours on a separate bell, the backplate engraved with an urn amongst scrolling foliage, the pendulum with pear shaped bob, with case key and winder,
62cm high

The movement is winding, ticking and striking but not fully tested or guaranteed.

Estimate: £6,000-£8,000