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Text last updated 1st April 2020

A variety of antique wall clocks including English Fusee Dial clocks, SHIPS clocks and Continental Wall examples.

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FUSEE DIAL, DROPDIAL AND

LANTERN CLOCK SECTION

1.

A RARER 10 " DROPDIAL WALL CLOCK, GRAY OF LEICESTER

Wall Clocks

 

A rarer, 10 " painted dial fusee dropdial wall clock. A mahogany case of high quality with a cast brass bezel surround. Brass inlay and brass line inlay with floral roundels. The original side carvings. A pendulum glass aperture. Blued steel hands to the painted dial signed 'W GRAY LEICESTER'. An 8-day duration English timepiece fusee mechanism. Circa 1855.

William Gray of Leicester is recorded in Loomes' 'Watch and Clockmakers of The World' book as working from 1849-1864. This example dates to circa 1855.

Height 25" / 63 cms

Width 15" / 30 cms

Depth 6 " / 16 cms

 

£ 850 (US$ 977) (Euro 918)

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CLEGG OF LONDON FUSEE DIAL WALL CLOCK

Wall Clocks

An English Victorian fusee dial wall clock. A mahogany case with brass bezel surround. A 12" painted dial with blued steel hands and signed 'S.J. CLEGG 168, NEW CROSS ROAD S.E.(London)'. An 8-day duration timepiece fusee mechanism.

Samuel James Clegg of London is listed in Loomes 'Watchmakers and Clockmakers of The World' book as working from 1875-1881.

Width 15" / 38 cms

Depth 6 " / 16 cms

£ 725 (US$ 833) (Euro 783)

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BEECROFT OF LEEDS FUSEE WALL CLOCK

Wall Clocks

An English Victorian fusee dial wall clock. A mahogany case with a cast brass bezel surround. A 12" painted dial with blued steel hands and signed 'BEECROFT LEEDS'. An 8-day duration timepiece fusee mechanism. Circa 1860.

Beecroft of Leeds is listed in Loomes 'Watchmakers and Clockmakers of The World' book as working from 1837-1871.

Width 15" / 38 cms

Depth 6 " / 16 cms

£ 695 (US$ 821) (Euro 758)

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HENRY GRANT, SUDBURY FUSEE WALL CLOCK

Wall Clocks

A larger 14" dial fusee wall clock. A high quality mahogany case with scalloped moulded edging. A cast brass bezel surround to the dial signed 'Henry Grant, Sudbury' with blued steel hands. An 8-day duration timepiece fusee mechanism. Circa 1850.

Height 18 " / 47 cms

Depth 6 1/2" / 17 cms.

£ 780 (US$ 897) (Euro 842)

 

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A TORTOISHELL AND ORMOLU MOUNTED WALL CLOCK

Wall Clocks

A good quality French tortoishell wall clock. Gilt ormolu bronze mounts to the tapered case surmounted by 2 finials. A bevelled edged front door and gilded edged side glass apertures. A Louis XIV sunburst gilt pendulum. An enamel dial with 5 minute outer markers and gilt hands. An 8-day duration mechanism by Marti of Paris striking the 1/2 hours and hours on a bell. Circa 1890.

Height 20 1/2 " / 52 cms

Width 8 " / 20 cms

Depth 5 1/2 " / 16 cms.

£ 1100 (US$ 1265) (Euro 1188)

 

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KEEL OF BATH FUSEE WALL CLOCK

Wall Clocks

A mahogany cased English fusee wall clock. A brass bezel surround. A 12" painted dial signed 'KEEL BATH' with blued steel hands. An 8-day duration timepiece fusee mechanism. Circa 1880.

Height/Width 14" / 35 cms

Depth 6 " / 15 cms.

£ 750 (US$ 862) (Euro 810)

 

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ENGLISH FUSEE DIAL CLOCK, YATES OF EVESHAM

Wall Clocks

An English fusee dial wall clock. A mahogany case with a brass bezel surround. A 12" painted dial with blued steel hands signed ' R Yates, Evesham'. An 8-day duration timepiece fusee mechanism.

Robert Yates of Evesham is recorded in Mc Kenna's 'Clockmakers & Watchmakers of Central England' book as working from 1878 - 1896.

Width 14 " / 36 cms Depth 6 " / 15 cms.

 

£ 750 (US$ 862) (Euro 810)

 

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C. LUCAS OF TOTNES FUSEE DIAL WALL CLOCK

Wall Clocks

 

A late Georgian mahogany cased English fusee wall clock. An earlier example with a cast brass bezel to the slim wooden surround. A 12" painted dial signed 'C LUCAS TOTNES' with blued steel hands. An 8-day duration timepiece fusee mechanism. Circa 1830.

 

Height/Width 14 " / 36 cms

Depth 5 " / 15 cms.

£ 775 (US$ 906) (Euro 844)

 

 

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GEORGIAN PERIOD DROPDIAL WALL CLOCK VINER LONDON

Wall Clocks

 

A fine quality early example of a convex dropdial wall clock by this noted maker. A slim mahogany surround to the cast brass bezel with convex glass. A 12" convex dial in lovely original condition with fine blued steel hands. A flame mahogany drop section with key and original lock. Twin side opening side doors. A high quality 8-day duration fusee mechanism with large back cock suspension bridge and heavy brass pendulum. The original crank winding key.

Charles Edward Viner was a fine clock, watch and chronometer maker. He was a member of the Clockmakers Company in 1813. This example dates to circa 1820.

Height 17" / 43 cms Depth 6 " / 15 cms Width 13 1/2" / 35 cms

£ 1575 (US$ 1953) (Euro 1764)

 

 

 

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NATHANIAL HEDGE OF COLCHESTER, HOODED WALL CLOCK

Wall Clocks

A lovely Georgian hooded wall clock. The original ebonised wooden case with stepped top moulding and decorative case base front and sides. A 6 1/2" arched dial with corner cast spandrels. A silvered engraved dial centre with the original single hand dial layout. A name disc to the arch signed 'Nat Hedge, Colchester'. A 30 hour duration 'birdcage' mechanism with well finished steel work. Brass weight to the anchor escapement.

Nathaniel Hedge is a noted clockmaker. He and his son's worked in the 18th and 19th century as recorded in Loomes and Baillies' Watchmakers and Clockmakers of The World' books. Circa 1750.

Height 27 " / 69 cms Depth 10 " / 66 cms Width (at widest point at top moulding) 14 1/2" / 38 cms

£ 1750 (US$ 2012) (Euro 1890)

 

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THOMAS KEFFORD, ROYSTON LANTERN CLOCK C.1730

Wall Clocks

A good 18th century English lantern clock by Thomas Kefford of Royston. An engraved dial centre with makers name and a silvered chapter ring with the original single hand. The original verge escapement which has not been converted to anchor as many were. A rope driven 30 hour mechanism with a quality period brass cased weight.

Thomas Kefford of Royston (Hertfordshire) is a noted maker who worked at the dial in Fore Street from circa 1710 to 1770. He died in 1774. This is a good original example.

Height 14" / 35 cms Width 5 1/2 " / 14 cms Depth (to end of spikes) 8 " / 20 cms.

£ 4750 (US$ 5462) (Euro 5130)

 

 

 

 

 

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THOMAS GREEN OF BRISTOL TAVERN CLOCK CIRCA 1815

Wall Clocks

An English Georgian period Tavern wall clock. A 22" wooden dial with brass counterbalanced hands. A well proportioned mahogany case with the original side carvings. An opening trunk door and base with twin side doors behind the dial. An 8-day duration mechanism, single weight driven. The original pendulum and lovely original shaped weight. The case and dial have not been over restored through the years and is presented in 'aged condition'.

Thomas Green of Bristol worked at Chapel Row, Long Rooms, Hotwells and Portland Place from 1771-1824. Illustrations are shown of longcase and bracket clocks in A J Moores' 'Bristol Clockmakers' book. Interestingly it states he also worked in All Saints Lane next door to the Rummer Tavern.

Height 48 " / 122 cms Width 22 "/ 56 cms Depth 7 " / 18 cms.

 

£ 6750 (US$ 7762) (Euro 7290)

 

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C SEYMOUR OF WINDSOR FUSEE DIAL WALL CLOCK

Wall Clocks

 

An English fusee dial wall clock. A mahogany case with a brass bezel surround. A 12" painted dial with blued steel hands signed 'C. SEYMOUR WINDSOR''. An 8-day duration timepiece fusee mechanism.

Seymour of Windsor is recorded in Loomes' 'Watchmakers and Clockmakers of The World' book as working in 1883.

Width 14 " / 36 cms Depth 6 " / 15 cms.

 

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GREENER LONDON CONVEX DIAL FUSEE

Wall Clocks

An Engish convex dial fusee wall clock. An octagonal mahogany case with fine brass inlays. A cast brass bezel with convex glass. An offset winding hole to the 8-day duration timepiece fusee mechanism with shaped plates.

William Greener of London is recorded in Loomes' 'Watchmakers and Clockmakers of The World' book as working in 1863.

Width 16 1/2 " / 42cms

Depth 5 " / 13 cms

£ 875 (US$ 1006) (Euro 945)

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MEYER & CO, BRISTOL FUSEE DIAL CLOCK .

Wall Clocks

 

An English round dial fusee wall clock with a convex glass. A mahogany case with a cast brass bezel surround. A 12" painted dial signed 'Meyer & Co. Bristol'. An 8-day duartion timepiece fusee mechanism with tapered plates. Circa 1836. A good early example of a fusee dial clock.

Meyer & Co of Bristol are recorded in A J Moores' 'The Clockmakers of Bristol' book as working in Nicholas Street from 1836-1838.

Overall Width 14" / 36 cms Depth 6 " / 15 cms

£ 975 (US$ 1121) (Euro 1053)

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THOMAS, SWANSEA WELSH FUSEE DIAL CLOCK

Wall Clocks

A Welsh fusee dial clock. A mahogany case with a brass bezel surround. A 12" painted dial with blued steel hands signed 'Thomas, Swansea'. An 8-day duration timepiece fusee mechanism. Circa 1880.

 

Width 14 1/2" / 37 cms Depth 5 " / 13 cms.

 

£ 725 (US$ 833) (Euro 783)

 

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WEBSTER OF LONDON DROPDIAL WALL CLOCK

Wall Clocks

A late Georgian dropdial wall clock by noted makers Webster of London. A 12" painted dial signed 'Webster London No. 6020'. A cast brass bezel surround and blued steel hands. A mahogany case with the original side carvings. Brass and mother of pearl inlays to the case trunk with a brass edged pendulum aperture. An 8-day duration timpeiece fusee mechanism.

The Webster family of London are well recorded in various clock reference books with illustrations. This example dates to circa 1830.

Height 18 / 47 cms Width 14" / 36 cms Depth 5 " / 13 cms.

 

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SIGWARD OF LONDON FUSEE DIAL CLOCK

Wall Clocks

An English fusee dial clock. A mahogany case with a brass bezel. A 12" painted dial with blued steel hands signed 'H Sigward 66 St Martins Lane W.C. (London)'. An 8-day duration timepiece fusee mechanism. A numbered mechanism. Circa 1895.

 

Width 14 " / 36 cms Depth 5 " / 13 cms.

 

£ 735 (US$ 845) (Euro 793)

 

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SHIPS WALL CLOCK SECTION


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SHIPS CLOCK with black dial

Wall Clocks

An English brass cased ships clock. A 6" dial with subsidiary seconds and slow/fast regulator. An opening front bezel. An 8-day duration timepiece mechanism with platform escapement by Smiths Astral. Circa 1945.

Width 8 " / 20 cms Depth 3 1/2 " / 9 cms

£ 275 (US$ 316) (Euro 297)

 

 

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SMALL SMITHS SHIPS CLOCK

Wall Clocks

An English ships clock by Smiths. A brass case with opening front with bevelled glass. An 8-day duration timepiece mechanism with platform escapement signed 'Empire'. A painted dial with subsidiary seconds. Circa 1950.

Width 7 " / 18 cms Depth 3 1/2 " / 9 cms

£ 225 (US$ 258) (Euro 243)

 

 

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BRASS SHIPS CLOCK

Wall Clocks

An English brass cased ships clock. Bevelled glass to the lift off bezel surround. An 8" painted dial with blued steel hands and slow/fast regulator. An 8-day duration Elliott mechanism. Marked to the case back 1956 ER Elliott Croydon CRHW/11. Circa 1956.

Width 10 1/2 " / 27 cms Depth 4 " / 10 cms

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SMITHS SMALL CHROME SHIPS CLOCK

Wall Clocks

A small English ships clock by Smiths. A chrome plated case with opening front with bevelled glass. A true 5" enamel dial with slow/fast regulator and blued steel hands. Marked to the case back 'GBE 46' and to the dial inner 'GPO 1943'. Circa 1942.

Width 6 " / 15 cms Depth 4 " / 9 cms

£ 245 (US$ 281) (Euro 264)

 

 

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MERCER RADIO ROOM CLOCK

Wall Clocks

An English ships type 'Radio Room' clock by Mercer. A brass case with opening front with bevelled glass. An 8-day duration timepiece mechanism with platform escapement. A painted dial with sweep seconds and red lined sector. The back has an old label marked 'British Holly Radio Room'. Mercer were noted makers of fine chronometers. Circa 1940.

Width 7 " / 18 cms Depth 3 1/2 " / 9 cms

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24.

FRENCH BOULLE WALL CLOCK

Wall Clocks

A quality French wall clock with red tortoiseshell. Ebonised case mouldings with applied bronze decorative castings. A blue and white porcelain plaque. A 9" dial with individual enamel numeral cartouches. An 8-day duration mechanism striking the 1/2 hours and hours on a gong. Circa 1880.

Height 21" / 68 cms

Width 18" / 47 cms

 

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MARTINOT OF PARIS 18th century LARGE BOULLE ON BRACKET CLOCK

Wall Clocks

An important 18th century French Boulle clock and original wall bracket by Martinot of Paris. Fine quality inlaid tortoishell case with the original gilding to the case mounts. An opening glazed front door with well cast cherubs/putti. An inlaid flooring and back door. A cast dial with individual blue and white enamel numeral cartouches and blued steel hands. An 8-day duration mechanism with outside striking countwheel and tapered mechanism pillars. Hour and half hour bell striking with anchor escapement. Long glass side apertures to view the mechanism and case interior. This example dates to circa 1730 and is likely to be made by Jerome or Claude Martinot.

Height 44" / 112 cms Width 18" / 47 cms Depth 9 " / 23 cms.

The Martinot dynasty of clockmakers were regarded as one of the finest. They were clockmakers to the King and Balthazar Martinot is noted as one of the finest clockmakers in Europe in his time. The cases were usually made by Jean-Michel Ziegler and Andre Charles Boulle. The families works are well illustrated in 'Horologers Francais, La Pendule Francaise and in Hughes 'Clocks and Barometers in the Wallace Collection' book. Examples are in the World's finest collections including the Musee Du Louvre, Cluny, Arts Decoratifs, Pau, Chateau de Champs, The V&A in London & London Museum of Art.

 

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