A George III bracket clock by Thomas Wagstaffe of London. With bronze mounted figured mahogany pagoda case with reeded canted corners, twin loop handles over fish scale arch brass fretwork panels and raised on bracket feet. Housing an eight day triple fusee movement with engraved back plate, verge escapement, pull repeater, and quarter striking on nine bells. Having enamel dial with Roman and Arabic markers signed Thos. Wagstaffe, London and with a subsidiary strike/silent dial both reserved on an arch topped gilded brass mask ornamented with scrollwork spandrels. 47cm high, 36cm wide, 22cm deep. Thomas Wagstaff is recorded in Britten's Old Clocks and Watches working at 33 Gracechurch Street 1766-94.
Sold for: £5,500