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bracket clock by Webster of London - Details:
is an important English bracket clock by William Webster,
London, apprentice to Thomas Tompion, made around
The beautifully engraved 8-day double fusee movement
has an exceptional quality verge escapement, rise
and fall regulator, pull repeat, and a finely engraved
lenticular pendulum bob.
It strikes the hours on a bell with strike/silent
The attractive and rare ebonised fruitwood case has a nice original patina with the fruitwood showing through on some of the top panels.
The dial and brass surrounds and feet are of the highest
quality and in excellent original condition.
The dial and back plate are signed "Wm. Webster, Exchange
Alley, London". It is complete with the original brass
mounted wall bracket.
high with out the handle; 10" wide at the feet