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Bracket Clock
ca. 1780
Robert Clidsdale
Scotland: Edinburgh
Wood, brass, steel, glass
overall: 18 x 11 x 7 1/2 in.; 45.72 x 27.94 x 19.05 cm
Gift of Mrs. Willis R. Michael
82.53.23

Bracket Clock; bell-coffer top; brass bail handle with pine cone finials; brass dial plate with matted center, pendulum aperture above main arbor, date aperture below arbor; two key winding holes, pierced iron hands, silvered chapter ring with Roman hour numerals, Arabic minute numerals on outer radius; strike/ silent dial and seconds dial above chapter ring; arch of dial plate engraved and seconds dial above chapter ring; arch of dialplate engraved "Robt Clidsdale/ Edinr"; profuse floral-engraved back plate; movement: 8-day fusee spring driven; crown-wheel escapement and repeat strike; back left foot broken.