George Prior, London.
Small English mahogany three pad top bracket clock. The convex enamel dial signed Geo: Prior London with Roman hour numerals and Arabic minute numerals. Original engraved gilt brass hands. Concealed strike/silent lever.
The eight day double fusee movement with silent verge escapement striking the hours on a bell. Finely engraved backplate.
The small figured mahogany case with arch top and three brass bound pads with brass carrying handle. Brass corners to the opening door having a cast brass bezel with convex glass and cast brass frets below. Brass fish scale frets to the sides and brass bracket feet.
- Height 13"
- Date circa 1800
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