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This Other clocks and instruments Archive's Maker - Josiah Batholemew, worked at 25, Red Lion Street, Clerkenwell, (London) 1799 1842 and was greatly respected in the early 19C Horological Trade. He was called as a witness before the Parliamentary Select Committee during the enquiry into the depressed state of the Watch Trade in 1817. He is known to have supplied watches to the Turkish Market, one of which is exhibited in the British Museum. Clerkenwell was at this time, and for many years after, a centre of horological excellence for this type of clock, examples of which were exported to the "Great and the Good" worldwide.

This Other clocks and instruments Archive's Movement - High quality twin fusee 5 pillar 8 day movement with hourly rack striking and pull hour repeat. The rise and fall mechanism is superbly executed, the backplate is edge engraved in the style of the period, and the pendulum engraved to match. Josiah Bartholemew, Clerkenwell, London, is Beautifully engraved on the backplate. - Price: 10,250

ANTIQUE Other clocks and instruments Archive CLOCK - BRKT 111

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Title BRKT 111
   
Case Spectacular ebony veneered/ ebonised brass inlaid Regency bracket clock with "Egyptian" influence design features, brass corinthian columns, pierced brass side frets, eagle ball finial, and ring side handles.A spirit level is incorporated in the front of the case and level is achieved by screw adjustment of the four brass ball feet.
Dial The 8" shallow convex fire enamel dial has the unusual feature of a fast/slow regulation (rise and fall) under the 12 o'clock position. The dial is signed - Josiah Bartholemew, Red Lion Street, Clerkenwell. The cast brass bezel is finely engine turned and supports a shallow convex glass. The hands are of finely pierced brass and the rise and fall pointer is of blued steel.
Movement High quality twin fusee 5 pillar 8 day movement with hourly rack striking and pull hour repeat. The rise and fall mechanism is superbly executed, the backplate is edge engraved in the style of the period, and the pendulum engraved to match. Josiah Bartholemew, Clerkenwell, London, is Beautifully engraved on the backplate.
Maker Josiah Batholemew, worked at 25, Red Lion Street, Clerkenwell, (London) 1799 1842 and was greatly respected in the early 19C Horological Trade. He was called as a witness before the Parliamentary Select Committee during the enquiry into the depressed state of the Watch Trade in 1817. He is known to have supplied watches to the Turkish Market, one of which is exhibited in the British Museum. Clerkenwell was at this time, and for many years after, a centre of horological excellence for this type of clock, examples of which were exported to the "Great and the Good" worldwide.
Date Circa 1815.
Height 24" (61cms).
Price 10,250 - SOLD

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