An important, small quarter hour/hour repeating and quarter/hour striking bracket clock with carillon and date Case: walnut, veneered oak , silver mountings, glazed on all sides. Dial: brass, frosted centre, applied silver chapter ring, mock pendulum aperture to the centre. Movm.: oblong brass full plate movement, decorated with lavish engravings: rocailles, acanthus and a warrior with shield and spear; 3 hammers / 3 bells, hour strike on a further bell, 1 barrel for going train, gut/fusee for striking train, verge escapement, short pendulum.
A well-proportioned bracket clock decorated with a rare set of silver fittings.
Peter Garon of London is recorded - born circa 1673, apprenticed in 1687 to Richard Baker. Granted freedom of the City by the Lord Mayor and made a Freeman of the Clockmakers Company in 1694. Known to have been taking apprentices in 1697. Watches by him are held in the British Museum.
Estimate 9,500 - 15,000 €
Price Realised 26,100 €
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