Bracket and Table Clocks,

Religieuses

 

N°15

French Louis XIV inlaid and ebony Religieuse,
signed Urbain Herquin à Paris on the dial and
the movement. Purple velvet covered dial,
engraved ormolu chapter ring with full outer
minute marking. Finely foliate and engraved gilt hands,
pierced and engraved ornament below, bearing the signature.
Single train movement with five pillars, verge escapement
and silk suspended pendulum, with a very rare and
interesting added strike mechanism, probably specifically
asked by the purchaser at the time, and mounted upside-down
with winder on the right-hand side with outer numbered countwheel
striking on a surmounted bell.
Ebony, tortoiseshell,and pewter veneered case sumouted by an arch.
Two original hooks also allow for hanging on the wall.
Four turned gilt feet.
Height 48cm

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N° 5

Exceptional quality late 17th C ormolu and turtleshell
veneer French clock, signed Louis Ourry à Paris on
the dial and the backplate. Very finely engraved and
gilt dial with enamel cartouckes with blue Roman
numerals and for the signature below, the lower part showing
a gallery with columns and a mirror behind allowing
for the visible pendulum. Blued steel hands.
Three trains movement, for the time in the centre,
with verge escapement and silk suspension, quarter-strike
on the right for the four quarters, on two bells,
and the hourly strike on the left on a third bell.
Both systems with their own countwheels placed on
the rear plate.
Autonomy 3 weeks.
Height 54cm.

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N°17

Stained Cherrywood Table Clock with alarm, Nicolas De Beefe à Malines, circa 1740,
8-inch dial with mask and scroll spandrels, foliate engraved centre
with date aperture and central alarm disc, sonne/silence lever at XII, signed

on a silvered boss in the arch Nicolas De Beefe A Malines, the movement
with spring barrels and verge escapement, Dutch striking on two bells,

the alarm acting on the larger bell, the backplate engraved with foliate scrolls,
winged musicians and signed in a cartouche as on the dial, the case

with moulded bell top with gilt-brass carrying handle and finials, the moulded base
with a key drawer, original door and winding keys. Autonomy 2 weeks.
Height: 20.8 in, Width: 10.6 in, Depth: 6.2 in.

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N°12

Small size English ebonised veneer Bracket Clock
signed Grimalde & Johnson, Strand, London on the dial
and on the backplate, circa 1820. Very fine quality
movement with fusee winding and gutline transmission,
anchor recoil escapement with steel suspension
and original locking nut for transport. Silvered brass
dial with black lacquer Roman numerals and blued
steel hands.
Autonomy 8 days.
H: 28cm (with raised handle) W: 15cm 1/2 D: 11cm

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N°7

George III ebonised striking balloon bracket clock
signed Wright, London. Circa 1780.
The case of waisted form with brass handles
to the sides and concave moulding to the top surmounted
by a pineapple finial, the front applied with a brass
sunburst centred by an Apollo mask above a ribbon-tied
wreath, the arched and moulded base on brass bracket feet,
the 7¼in. diameter painted dial signed Wright London
with Roman chapters with arrowhead blued steel hands,
seconds ring beneath XII and calendar ring above VI,
the movement with fusees and spring barrels with gut lines
deadbeat escapement with Graham-type pallets
strike train with vertical fly driven by worm-and-wheel
and strike on a bell on the plain backplate.
Height 54cm

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N°14

Pendule Religieuse by Charles Sarrabat, Paris, circa 1670
The ebony veneered case with very fine foliate and flower ormolu decorations around the dial,

with masks on the upper corners and two flower buttons on the lower corners,
a shell and waves on the lower side, and a chimera with four serpents

on the above side. Two side windows allow for a view of the movement.
Dial with black velvet background unusually mounted on a wooden

veneered panel, pewter chapter ring with Roman numerals
 for the hours and Arabic numerals for the minutes.
Finely foliate and engraved gilt hands, pierced and engraved ornament below,

bearing the signature Sarrabat à Paris, this ornament is hinged for allowing access
to the pendulum from the front.
Single-barrel similarly signed movement allowing for both time and strike,

verge escapement and silk-suspended articulated pendulum with cycloid cheeks.
Hourly and half-hourly strike on a single bell above the case,

with a countwheel locked in by a 5-pointer star washer. Autonomy 3 days.
H 16”, W 11”, D 5”

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N°8

Very rare Liège table clock signed
JF de Beefe Horloger de Lillu Cathed à Liège.
(Jean-François de Beefe, born 1739, son of Gilles,
and officially appointed clockmaker to the
illustrious Saint Lambert Cathedral in Liège.)
Very fine rosewood marquetry case with
flower pattern inlays of exotic woods.
Engraved brass dial with alarm ring, pewter
chapter ring and name badge, and finely
engraved and pierced gilt hands.
Movement with verge escapement, countwheel
strike in the French fashion and
alarm mechanism with pull-wind.
Height 43cm


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A rare late 18th century lacquered
striking bracket clock
signed Wicksteed London (

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Georgian Period English Bracket clock, circa 1790,
signed Barraud, London on the backplate.
Movement with fusee and chain winding system, verge
escapement, hourly rack strike on a single silvered bell
with pull-repeat on the right side, enamel dial.

SOLD

Georgian Period Early English ebonised
wood hour striking musical repeating Bracket
clock, circa 1770, signed John Ellicott London,
 unusual every three-hour musical
play with 20 hammers on 10 bells or at will.

SOLD

 

Dutch Louis XIV turtleshell inlay and ebony Religieuse,
signed LEMAIRE on the dial and the movement.

Countwheel strike in the Dutch
fashion,  with a double graduation and
two separate hammers striking.
Very finely engraved backplate bearing the signature.
Original windink key, also used to open the front door.

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Early 18th C ebonised bell top bracket clock signed
JOHN GERRARD LONDON on the dial and rear plate.
Mock pendulum aperture, small window for calendar
day, left subsidiary dial for Strike/Silent,
right subsidiary for adjustment of rise and fall.


SOLD

 

A rare dated, late 18th century ebonised quarter chiming
bracket clock signed Delamotte, 1778.


SOLD
 

French Louis XIV Ormolu mounted turtleshell
quarter repeating alarm table clock,
early 18th C, signed Sicot Düjardin à Versailles.
Height 31cm

SOLD

 

Brass mounted ebonised Bracket Clock by
Stephenson, London, early 19th C.

SOLD
 

English giant ebonised wood hour striking musical
repeating bracket clock, early 18th C.
signed Thomas Gardner London,
Painted moonphase above,
seven pillar three train fusee movement with
verge escapement, hour striking with 22 hammers
on 11 bells or at will, hour striking on a bell.
Choice of 6 tunes on subsidiary command above
the moonphase.

SOLD

 

Brass mounted ebonised Bracket Clock by
Samuel & Conway Joyce, London, early 19th C.
7-inch convex painted dial signed S & C. Joyce,
Lombard Street, London
.


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William and Mary ebonised and brass-mounted striking
table clock, last quarter 17th Century
signed
Nathaniel/Hodges/LONDON/Fecit.
 

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Dutch ebonised wood half-hour striking
repeating bracket clock, early 18th C.
Brass dial with moonphases,
 alarm disk and date aperture,
silvered chapter ring with Roman numerals
signed P Hilarion Amsterdam.


SOLD

German ebonised wood four-quarters striking
bracket clock,
mid-18th C, signed Johannes Menin.

SOLD

 

French Louis XIV inlaid and ebony Religieuse,
signed Pierre Duchesne à Paris on the dial and
the movement.
Two train movement with five pillars, verge escapement
and silk suspended pendulum, outer numbered countwheel
striking on a surmonted bell.
Contrepartie ebony, tortoiseshell, pewter and brass
veneered case sumouted by four finials.

SOLD

 

Regency Period Bracket Clock
by
John Bell, London.
2 fusees with chains.

SOLD

 

 

George III Period Bracket Clock with
painted dial signed Yonge (George),
Maker to His Majesty, 156 Strand.


SOLD
 

German brass mounted ebonised repeating
quarter striking Bracket Clock,
circa 1760, signed
Martin Pfaffenzeller, Erbach.

SOLD

 

English ebonised wood quarter chiming
repeating bracket clock, early 18th C.
signed Gardner London.


SOLD
 

English George III brass mounted mahogany
balloon Bracket Clock, circa 1790.
Painted dial with Roman numerals signed
Riach, London.

SOLD

 


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