John Hallifax Musical Bracket Clock
- Sold for:
- Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 3230M
- Date / Time :
- April 12, 2019 10:00AM
John Hallifax Musical Bracket Clock, London, mid-18th century, ebonized sarcophagus top brass-trimmed case with pierced gilt circular sound frets on the side, composite brass dial with moon phase in the arch, matted center, silvered roman numeral chapter ring with quarter- and half-hour markings, calendar and false pendulum apertures, name boss engraved "John Hallifax/London," and chime/silent and tune-selection subsidiary silvered dials, eight-day, fusee, time, strike, and musical movement on a nest of eight bells with fourteen hammers playing hourly and on command with fully engraved back plate and verge escapement, ht. 24 in.
clean movement, appears to be recently overhauled, operating as intended including music and hour and half hour strike
Items may have wear and tear, imperfections, or the effects of aging. Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.