Eardley Norton quarter chiming table clock, original Chinese lacquer painting, circa 1770..

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Van Dreven Antiquair
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Eardley Norton quarter chiming table clock, original Chinese lacquer painting, circa 1770..

Eardley Norton quarter chiming table clock, original Chinese lacquer painting, circa 1770. Chiming on a nest of 8 Bells. Hour strike on a separate Bell. Verge escapement. Fusee movement. Strike/Silent. A foliate engraved backplate. The case-top with bronze gilt vase finials. On the side brass handles and four floral caryatid corner mounts. Dimensions : HxWxD 50x31x22cm. Price on request. The maker: Eardley Norton of 49 St. John Street, Clerkenwell, London was first recorded in 1762 he was registered in the Clockmakers' Company 1770-1792. He is an excellent maker, Norton is particularly famous for his musical and astronomical clocks. A superb four-dial astronomical clock by him is in the British Royal Collection. His business was taken over on his death by Gravell and Tolkien. Literature: C.H. Baillie: Watchmakers & Clockmakers of the World Volume I. Richard C R Barder's The Georgian Bracket Clock 1714-1830, Antique Collectors' Club. On page 110.

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100-345

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