• Christie's Interiors - Style a auction at Christies

    Sale 5681

    Christie's Interiors - Style and Spirit

    23 February 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 139

    A GEORGE III BRASS-MOUNTED EBONISED MUSICAL EIGHT DAY TIMEPIECE BRACKET CLOCK

    WILLIAM HUDSON, LONDON, CIRCA 1790

    Price Realised  

    A GEORGE III BRASS-MOUNTED EBONISED MUSICAL EIGHT DAY TIMEPIECE BRACKET CLOCK
    WILLIAM HUDSON, LONDON, CIRCA 1790
    The 8 in. wide engraved and silvered dial signed 'William Hudson/LONDON', music selector for 'JIG, SONG, AIR, SONG, MINUET, GAVOT', blued steel hands, the rear wound twin fusee movement with verge escapement, playing the music every four hours via 2 1/3in. wide pin barrel on 8 bells, passing hour strike on further bell, foliage and basket of fruit engraved back plate, later purpose made bracket; winding key
    The clock--21 in. (53 cm.) high, handle down
    The bracket--11½ in. (29 cm.)


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