Georgian Mahogany Verge Bracket Clock by George Turner, Honiton

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Object Description

Georgian Bracket Clock
Mahogany brass bound case standing on a raised stepped plinth and resting on brass bracket feet with silk lined fishscale sound frets surmounted by a break arch with three brass bound pads with central mounted carrying handle.
Silvered dial with Roman numerals, strike / silent feature above the twelve O c’lock and subsidiary dial for the calendar signed ‘Geo. Turner, Honiton’

Fine eight day twin fuse movement with four knopped pillars, striking and repeating at will on a large silvered top mounted bell. The movement retains its original verge escapement with beautifully engraved backplate. C.1810
‘Devon clocks and clockmakers’ by Clifford Ponsford lists George Turner as a watchmaker and clockmaker working in Honiton, born c.1785, he was married to Miss J.Lee in December of 1815. There is a gallery clock made by him in St. Pauls Church, Honiton. He died in February 1869. The register lists him as ‘Clockmaker, Watchmaker and Silversmith’.

Object Condition

very good condition, the movement has been completely stripped own and overhauled and is in full working order

Object Details

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    W:10.5 x H:17 x D:7.3 inches
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By appointment only.

Dealer Contact

+44 (0)1508 532188
+44 (0)7785 280985

Dealer Location

Wacton, Norfolk

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