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A fine quality George III Scottish ebonised bracket clock by John Ross of Inveraray.

  • Maker: John Ross, Inveraray c. 1790
  • Date: Circa 1790
  • Height: 50cm Width: 29cm Depth: 19cm
  • Price: 6,250

 

Overview

A fine quality unusual  Scottish ebonised 8 day bracket clock with the original anchor escapement, by John Ross of Inveraray.

Case

The well proportioned ebonised bell top case surmounted with four brass pineapple finials and brass carrying handle. Beneath the arched glazed door with moulded corners and inset to the front with cast brass frets, glazed movement viewing windows to the case sides, standing on a raised plinth and resting on four cast brass ogee bracket feet.

The glazed door with brass edge moulding and the original locks to both front and rear door.


Dial

The unusual 7" brass arched dial with silvered and engraved Roman chapter ring surrounding a finely matted center with ringed calendar aperture above an arched silvered Strike/Silent dial signed John Ross Inveraray.

Movement

The fully restored fine quality substantial double fusee eight day movement with the original anchor escapement striking the hours on a single bell.

Strike / strike silent facility.

The high quality brass bob pendulum, with steel strap and knurled hold fast restraint.

The plates united by 5 large knopped pillars.

Hands


Finely fretted blued steel serpentine design hands.

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An elegant, well proportioned original clock.

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.
Please contact us for further details and delivery information.

 
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