Early Striking Fusee Dial Clock, c.1800


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Object Description

An early rare striking drum wall clock, the 13” diameter silvered and engraved brass dial signed Allam & Caithness, London.

The clock has a square plated double fusee movement with anchor escapement.

The imposing mahogany drum case has a turned dial surround, the latched heavy cast brass concave bezel fitted with high-domed antique glass. Surrounding the dial is a narrow brass sight ring. The case has rear and bottom doors to access the pendulum and a brass sound fret at the top, backed with material.

Object History

Allam & Caithness succeeded Allam & Clements and are recorded working at 119 Bond Street, London, 1800 – 1805. Many fine clocks are recorded being made by them in their short five – year partnership.

Object Condition

Overhauled and guaranteed for 3 years.

Object Details

Dealer Opening Times

By appointment only.

Dealer Contact

+44 (0)1935 713333

Dealer Location

Bank Farm,
Lower Odcombe,
BA22 8TY

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