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A QUEEN ANNE RED LACQUER STRIKING BRACKET CLOCK WITH ALARM

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A QUEEN ANNE RED LACQUER STRIKING BRACKET CLOCK WITH ALARM
John Clowes London

the redecorated case with typical foliate-cast S-scroll handle to the domed top with later acorn finials, glazed sides, the 15.7x17.5cm. dial signed John Clowes London on the silvered Roman and Arabic chapter ring with pierced blued steel hands, mock pendulum and decorated calendar apertures to the matted centre with central silvered alarm disc, winged cherub spandrels and with foliate scroll engraving to the top with central engraved bird, the twin gut fusee movement with five ringed pillars, re-built knife-edge verge escapement with Webster-style back cock, strike/trip repeat on bell and pull wind alarm, pendulum holdfast to the backplate profusely engraved with scrolling foliage with a central basket of flowers, the movement secured with bolts through base into bottom pillars
14in. (35.5cm.) high
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