Lot 15
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An attractive English gilt brass mounted ebony quarter repeating bracket clock, Nicholas Lambert London, early 18th century

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Description

21-cm arched matted brass dial with wheatear border, engraved silvered chapter ring, signed Nicolas Lambert London, finely pierced hands and foliate pierced mask spandrels, date aperture and mock pendulum, the engraved arch with subsidiary for strike/not strike, two train fusee movement with five ring turned knopped pillars, the back plate well engraved with foliate scrolls, birds and a mask within a wheatear border, verge escapement and rack striking on a bell, pull quarter repeating on five bells, ebony veneered case with foliate pieced gilt brass mounts, surmounted by a double basket top and four corner finials, the sides with finely pieced gilt brass frets, moulded plinth raised on claw feet
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