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Thorowgood London Verge Twin Fusee Bracket/Table Clock


£ 4500

$  6217| € 5268

A fine quality Georgian verge fusee bracket clock. A bell top mahogany case of good  proportions and colour. A cast brass top handle and standing on brass ogee bracket feet. Brass inset moulding surrounding the dial face. Arched side apertures with fretwork behind brass panels. A rarer arched painted dial with brass dial and spandrels. Four brass gilt corner finials. Cast recessed front arch panels. Pull cord repeating. A date dial to the arch. Brass hands and a signed to the dial 'Thorowgood London' . An 8-day duration verge escapement, twin fusee mechanism striking the hours on a bell. A very well engraved floral backplate to the mechanism. Circa 1785.

The Thorowgood family of clockmakers in London are recorded in Baillies "Watchmakers & Clockmakers of the World" as working from the late 1600's. Richard worked from 1783-1790 and Luke from 1768 - 1810 so could be either maker. A clock is illustrated on page 158 in 'The Georgian Bracket Clock' book by Stephen Thorowgood of similar appearance.

Height 21" / 53 cms  (to top of handle) Width 11 1/2" / 29 cms Depth 7 1/2 " / 19 cms

From Kembery Antique Clocks Ltd you can expect a genuine antique clock that has been serviced with 12 months guarantee. We carefully pack and send by tracked delivery Worldwide or personally deliver in the UK. We are members of The British Watchmakers and Clockmakers Guild. 

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