Large George III Verge Dial Clock, John Field of London

GBP 6,850.00

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Object Description

A good original early silvered brass dial clock with verge escapement, dated c.1790.

The 14-inch dial is well engraved with JOHN FIELD, LONDON, with Roman hour numerals within, and Arabic minutes outside the minute track. The dial surround is narrow, with a recess to seat the cast brass bezel. The concave-section bezel is hinged to the right, and has a lock on the left hand side.

The mahogany case has a pegged salt box back with a curved access door to the base, the salt box back having a projection at the top for hanging.

8-day fusee timepiece movement, the tapered plates with bulbous knopped pillars. It has a verge escapement, with pendulum retaining clip on the back of the movement.

Original blued steel hands.

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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