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The property of the late ROBERT FOULKES ESQ., sold by order of the NATIONAL MARITIME MUSEUM
A CHARLES II EBONISED BRACKET TIMPIECE WITH ALARM

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A CHARLES II EBONISED BRACKET TIMPIECE WITH ALARM
Edw. Burgis. London

the case with gilt-metal handle to the cushion-moulded top, foliate pierced ebony frets to the front door and glazed sides, wood block feet, the 6in. sq. dial signed Burgis London on the silvered chapter ring, the lightly matted centre with subsidiary calendar ring and central silvered alarm disc, the single fusee (wire lines) movement with latches to the five ringed pillars, re-built verge escapement and pull quarter repeat on two bells, the backplate signed Edw: Burgis London within a wheatear engraved oval within profuse scrolling foliage with flowerheads and inhabited with displayed eagles, the movement with restorations
13in. (33cm.) high
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