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Lot 776

Sunday 12 Jun, 2022 - 10.00am

A 19th Century Burr Walnut, Ebonised and Gilt Brass Mounted Bracket Clock by Thomas Mercer, London and St Albans, the 8ins arched brass dial with silvered chapter ring with Roman and Arabic numerals, matted dial centre, silent/chime above 60, with regulation dial and eight bells/Westminster chimes dial to arch, with silvered foliate spandrels to the substantial eight day three train movement with anchor escapement, movement with engraved backplate, striking and chiming on eight bells and a gong, contained in walnut and ebonised case with cushion moulded top with flaming urn finials with caryatid and floral mounts to corners, lions mask and ring handles to side above radiant mask side frets and on leaf scroll feet, 36.5ins high, and matching wall bracket 19.5ins wide x 14.25ins deep x 18ins high

Estimate £4,000 - 6,000

Plus buyers premium of 27% ยป