Lot 743: Sold for £1,800 hammer

Estimate £2,000-£2,500

A late 19th century ebonised bracket clock by Barwise London, the silvered arch dial incorporating three subsidiary dials named Slow/Fast, Chime/Silent, Full chime/Westminster chime, with twin fusee chain movement striking on a gong and eight graduated bells, enclosed by a glazed door flanked by gilt floral caryatids and pierced grill sides below an arched top mounted with five brass finials, twin cast carrying handles, on gilt scroll feet, height 69cm.

Condition report
The dial shows some lines running from top to bottom this may possibly be due to age or some attempt to clean. Back right finial is a replacement Replaced pink satin covering behind the grills Looking down the top, there are old stress cracks to the left and the right and crack to the arch. There is some marks to the plinth below the dial;. The main key is present , but the small key to the door is missing. The pendulum is present.

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