Thomas Wagstaffe, London
An 18th century ebonised bell top spring clock.
Classic ebonised inverted bell top case having three brass finals with brass carrying handle, arched glazed side panels. The breakarch door with brass framed dial aperture and bras frets, the base on brass ogee feet.
7 inch break arch brass dial with rococo spandrels and enamel subsidiary strike/silent dial to the arch with blued steel hand, signed Thomas Wagstaffe, London. Enamel chapter with Roman and Arabic numerals. Blued steel hands.
Verge escapement. The engraved backplate is signed Thos. Wagstaffe, London. Striking the hours on a bell.
Height. 19 inches (48.3 cm)