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Bracket Clock

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The rectangular tortoise-shell veneered clock case is canted at the corners and arches above the dial to support a dome surmounted by a tall baluster-shaped gilt-bronze finial. The case is supported on four double-scroll gilt-bronze feet. Other gilt-bronze mounts include a guilloche band...

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Inscription

Dial painted "Markwick Markham et Marko London", backplate of movement engraved with same.

Provenance

H. Blairman & Sons, London. By 1965, Forsyth Wickes, New York and Newport, RI (d. 1964); 1965, bequest of Wickes. (Accession Date: December 24, 1965)

Credit Line

Bequest of Forsyth Wickes—The Forsyth Wickes Collection

English (London), about 1760–80

Dimensions

45.8 x 24.2 x 17.4 cm (18 1/16 x 9 1/2 x 6 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

65.2237

Medium or Technique

Tortoiseshell veneered on oak and mahogany; gilt-bronze mounts; silvered dial with enameled decoration

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Furniture