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A fine quality mahogany wall clock by Adams & Sons, London, c.1840

  • Maker: Adams & Sons, London.
  • Date: 1840
  • Height: 16"
  • Width: 14"
  • Depth: 6"
  • Price: 2,400

 

Overview

A fine quality 8 day English fusee timepiece wall clock by Adams & Sons of London circa 1840.

Case


The flame mahogany veneered and brass inlaid case with a cast brass bezel and the original convex glass .
The well-proportioned case with a narrow mahogany dial surround, finely carved mahogany ears to the case sides and brass inlaid curved bottom drop box with opening pendulum access door retaining its original lock and key.
The mahogany back box with two opening side doors and the original fastening pegs, all in excellent original condition and of good colour and patination.

Dial

The convex painted white dial with a Roman chapter ring and signed to the centre Adams and Sons London.

Movement

The fully restored 8 day chain driven timepiece fusee movement of excellent quality.
The original brass bob pendulum with brass strap and brass butterfly fusee winding key.

Hands


Blued steel spade design hands.

An excellent quality clock in fine original condition throughout with the movement fully restored.
All of our clock movements are restored by our horologist who works exclusively for us.
Our horologist is a Fellow of the British Horological Institute (FBHI), having 35 years of full time professional engagement in the repair & restoration of clocks, watches, music boxes & barometers. He was the recipient of the 1977 Worshipful Company of Clockmakers Bronze Medal.

 
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Movement 1

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Movement 2

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Movement 3

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Detail 1

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Detail 2

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Deatil 3

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