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850 WEBSTER, CORNHILL, LONDON.

AN ATTRACTIVE MAHOGANY AND EBONY STRUNG LANCET BRACKET CLOCK.  CIRCA 1815.

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An attractive bracket clock by this well-known maker. The case with well figured mahogany and ebonised mouldings and decoration is of typical lancet style. It sits on four brass acorn feet with lion and ring carrying handles at the side.

The painted dial has its original background which improves a clock no end. It has nicely fretted sound apertures to each side, backed with red silk.

The eight day bell striking gut fusee movement has an edge engraved backplate signed within a cartouche for the maker Webster, Cornhill, London.

Height: 17″ (43 cm.)

Richard Webster was noted as working in Change Alley, Cornhill in 1811 and was a member of the Clockmakers’ Company from 1807 to 1840. His clocks are usually of fine quality.

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Webster, Cornhill, London: Price £1,300

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