ROBERT HODGKIN. A good, William & Mary, ebony veneered, quarter repeating spring table clock. (London, )

ROBERT HODGKIN. A good, William & Mary, ebony veneered, quarter repeating spring table clock.
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ROBERT HODGKIN. A good, William & Mary, ebony veneered, quarter repeating spring table clock.

OriginLondon
DateCirca 1695
A good, William & Mary, ebony veneered, quarter repeating spring table clock. The ebony case stands on block feet with a single, brass carrying handle to the caddy top.

The 7 x 8 inch elongated brass dial is mounted with a silvered chapter ring and winged cherub spandrels. The upper corner spandrels have peripheral foliage engraving flanking the maker’s signature. The matted centre includes a false pendulum aperture and a second aperture to view the day of the month.

The twin fusée, 8-day duration movement has a verge escapement and quarter repeating mechanism sounded on three bells with the hours sounded on a separate bell. The backplate is engraved with scrolls of foliage and birds around the maker’s signature Rob Hodgkin, London, all within a wheatear engraved border.

Height: 14½ in (37 cm)

Width: 10 ½ in (26.75 cm)

Depth: 6 ⅝ in (17 cm)

HW5627

Signed / Inscribed

Robert Hodgkin London