Bracket Clock by J P Rest,

Bracket Clock J P Rest, London, William IV, (Circa 1865)

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Item Number 002025

£2,850 GB Pounds

11¾"(299mm) W x 7¼"(184mm) D x 21¾"(553mm) High with an 8"(203mm) Dial

A William IV Mahogany Cased Bracket Clock (Circa 1865)


   This William IV Bracket clock is manufactured from solid and veneered Mahogany with carved leaf motives to the top front of the case running from the centre to each side of the arched top terminating with carved flowers to each side.

   A square plinth is sighted on the centre of the arched top upon which is a gadrooned pediment with leaf corners and surmounted with two further square plinths, finished with a turned mahogany wooden finial to the centre.


   Brass fish scale sound frets are to each side of the case, brass canted stop chamfered corners to the front and a quadrant brass bound panel with flame mahogany veneer insert to the underside of the dial, finishing with four brass, plinth and ball feet to the base.


   The 8" off white convex dial, has roman numerals with minute markings and is signed J P Rest (John Peter) 3 Shepherds Mkt (Westminster) London.


   The movement is a twin fusee, with fine blued steel moon hands striking the hours on a bell with a pull repeat facility to the left, the movement has been fully stripped, checked thoroughly, highly polished and fully restored throughout (see Gallery Below).


   J P Rest is listed in Britten’s Old Clock and Watch Makers, as working at Shepherds Market, Westminster, London, 1861 to 1875, he was also known to be a worthy watch maker.

The above longcase clock has been fully restored and carries a 12 month guarantee.
  • 8" off white convex dial

Gallery

  • J P Rest Bracket Clock Carvings and Finial.
    J P Rest Bracket Clock Carvings and Finial.
     
  • J P Rest Bracket Clock Movement fully Restored
    J P Rest Bracket Clock Movement fully Restored
     
  • J P Rest Bracket Clock Leaf and Flower Carvings
    J P Rest Bracket Clock Leaf and Flower Carvings
     
  • J P Rest Bracket Clock Dial (Circa1865)
    J P Rest Bracket Clock Dial (Circa1865)
     
  • J P Rest Bracket Clock Name on Dial
    J P Rest Bracket Clock Name on Dial
     
  • J P Rest Bracket Clock (Circa 1865)
    J P Rest Bracket Clock (Circa 1865)
     

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Below is a map showing 3 Shepherds Mkt, Westminster, London, where J P Rest carried out his trade (Circa 1865).


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