A FINE SCOTTISH GEORGE III BRAKET CLOCK BY JAMES NICOLL CANONGATE EDINBURGH, CIRCA 1770
The double fusee bracket clock with verge escapement and pull repeat, housed within a black lacquer case with glazed sides and back, the bell top surmounted with brass swan neck handle raised on brass ogee bracket feet, 28cm width x 18cm depth x 48.5cm height.
Provenance: Purchased in 1978 from then G.E.Marsh now Carter Marsh & Co, Winchester.
Not recently serviced or timed.
Photograph incorrectly depicts key wind holes as blocked, please refer to detail image for correct depiction.
The clock face and casing is in good order with minor surface wear in line with age and use.
Overall this is a good honest clock and movement.
An early 19thC mahogany longcase clock, the 12" dial with Roman and Arabic numerals, and marked James Nicoll, 8 day movement, probably French, striking a bell, the hood with an arch pediment, over a plain trunk with simple moulded edge door, inset panel plinth, 79" high