George I walnut bracket clock by Andrew Dunlop, London

Stock Code: 2105 - SOLD

Description: A fine George I walnut bracket clock by Andrew Dunlop, London

The finned six pillar, twin fusee, bell striking movement with verge escapement and pull repeat. The back plate profusely engraved with symmetrical foliate scrolls, the 7 inch brass break-arch dial with two winding holes, false bob aperture and date aperture at the six o'clock position. In the arch a strike/not strike selector bordered by floral spandrals and foliate engraving to the surround, with central makers cartouche - 'Andrew Dunlop, London' The silvered Roman numeral chapter ring with half hour markers and Arabic five minutes to outer track, the angles applied with Indian mask and scroll cast spandrels .

The well figured walnut veneered case with inverted bell top, ball finials and brass carry handle. The front door has cast brass frets to either side of the front arch, and a demi-lune fretwork in the rear door and stands on walnut pad feet.

Further Information: Andrew Dunlop is a highly regarded maker and is listed in Baillies Clock Makers of the world as a member of the clockmakers company from 1701 and recorded working from Spread Eagle Court, Grays Inn, London until 1732.

Condition: Excellent. The movement has been fully overhauled, restored verge escapement. Minor restorations to the case.

Country of Origin: England

Origin/Age: English, George I, circa 1725

Provenance: Private collection London.

Maker: Andrew Dunlop, London

Signed: Andrew Dunlop, London.

Dimensions: Height 17.50 inches (44.45cm) Width 10.50 inches (26.67cm) Depth 7.50 inches (19.05cm)

Price: £18,900