25 March 1999,
Price realised GBP 1,265
GBP 1,000 - GBP 2,000
A GEORGE IV BRASS MOUNTED ROSEWOOD BRACKET CLOCK
By Ebenezer L. Simmons
Inlaid overall with brass lines and stylised foliage, the circular enamelled dial with Roman numerals and inscribed 'Simmons Finsbury', the moulded rectangular cornice with stepped plinth and pine cone finial, above a fluted frieze and canted corners, the sides with pierced sound panels and carrying handles, on a moulded plinth base and ball feet, the reverse of the movement engraved 'Simmons /FINSBURY'
21 in. (53 cm.) hgi; 12 in. (31 cm.) wide; 7 in. (18 cm.) deep
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Ebenezer L. Simmons, London, is recorded working in 1815-1825.
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