Triple pad bracket clock signed Joshua Martineau, St Martins Court.

Circa 1780, London.

Fully restored with a two year guarantee.

Dimensions: 45.00cm high x 28.50cm wide x 20.00cm deep

Eight-day fusee movement with original verge escapement. The pendulum is fixed to the verge and non-detachable but is hooked to one side during transportation. The backplate is plain apart from the engraved name and address of the maker; St Martins Court is a narrow passageway that links St Martins Lane to Leicester Square, London. Each hour is struck is struck on a single bell, which can be repeated via the cord through the bottom of the case or silenced by turning the hand in the subsidiary dial in the dial-arch. The 7" brass dial is embellished with rococo spandrels in each corner and signed on a curved cartouche above the date the aperture. There is also a false pendulum with an engraved bob with which one can stop or start the clock once the pendulum is unhooked.

Mahogany veneered case with a half-round top. The triple pads refer to the decorative bosses surmounting the curved top the central one of which contains the brass handle. Other brass case features include the ogee feet and a quadrant sight ring that frames the dial. Lozenge shaped bone inlay forms the escutcheons and provides an attractive finish to the keyholes. It is possible to view from the side as the clock has glazed panels.

Dimensions: 45.00cm high x 28.50cm wide x 20.00cm deep

£8750.00

   
Triple pad bracket clock signed Joshua Martineau, St Martins Court.