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Item:14313374181318TH CENTURY BRACKET CLOCK WITH ARCHED BRASS FACE AND SILVERED DIAL, EBONISED AND GILDED CASE STRIKING ON THE QUARTER AND HOUR, JOHAN MILLER, FREYBURG WITH MATCHING BRACKET. Wood, ebonized, brass, gilt, metal, glass, textileAustria, End 18th centuryDial inscribed ‘Johan Miller FreyburgRectangular movement, running duration c. 30h, brass movement, verge escapementQuarter-hour strike on two bells, Short Bob pendulum Elaborately engraved Dial outer and centre. Roman hour indices, outer Arabic minutes, open worked steel hands, Cow tail view for pendulum motion in working orderTypical bracket housing on compressed ebony and a gilt border with matching bracket, five-sided glazed, retracted upper closure.Original door hinges and push release for the front door openingThe original Key PresentDimensions: 20" high x 10" x 5" deepFully Working OrderCondition:The clock shows minor signs of wear consistent with age and The wood is free from woodworm keeps the original sheen, Some gilt borders have slightly worn with age it shows rubbing, minor nicks. All glass appears to be original with the usual air bubbles and waves that you see in the old glass. The movement must be firmly screwed, Very primitive looking with large outside countwheel. 5 nicely turned knopped pillars.This clock has the original Very escapement with a silk suspended pendulum bob.This clock was fully functional it strikes each quarter on one bell building up to four strikes on the hour then the second bell marks each hour reached.The dimensions of the clock are 20" high x 10" x 5" deep the wall bracket is an additional 8" high x 10" wide x 5.5" deep.Please see my other auctions this week for more good quality cases on offer.Age:Antique, Pre-1900, Type:Bracket Clock, Material:Wood, Style/ Origin/ Theme:German, Clock Type:verge clock, Features:30-Hour
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RARE 18th CENTURY AUSTRIAN VERGE QUARTER STRIKE BRACKET CLOCK WITH BRACKET