Christopher Bullock, London Verge Bracket/Table Clock
A fine quality Georgian English twin fusee bracket clock by Christopher Bullock of London. A bell top case with carrying handle and acorn finials. A walnut case with gilt fretwork front panels and a cast brass door edging. Arched glass side case apertures and standing on ogee bracket feet. An arched brass and silvered dial with corner spandrels and strike/silent lever to the arch. Blued steel hands and a date dial. Engraved to the dial 'Christ. Bullock, London'. A twin fusee 8-day duration verge mechanism striking the hours on a bell with a well engraved backplate. Circa 1785.
A clock of similar proportions by this maker is illustrated in Richard Barder's 'The Georgian Bracket Clock' book on page 127.