Stock No. C1102
A George III mahogany bracket clock
by Robert Wood, London c1790
- An attractive mahogany 8-day bracket clock with 3-pad top,
- The mahogany case has brass scale pattern frets to the sides, and a brass bound 3-pad top with a decorative brass handle. There is brass edging to the front door, brass framing to the front glass and the clock stands on brass bracket feet.
- The case is 16¾ inches high including the handle (14¾ inches without the handle).
- It is signed on the engraved and silvered dial Robt. Wood London.
- The dial has a strike/silent lever in the arch and a date dial above 6 o'clock. All clock hands are of blued steel.
- The back of the clock movement is engraved all over with a vase, flowers and foliage.
The clock has a 5-pillar, twin fusee movement with verge
escapement and strikes the hours on a bell.
The clock has a pull repeat, to
sound the last hour on demand.
Robert Wood is recorded as working in Horse Shoe Alley, Moorfields, London from about 1785 until circa 1810.