Antique Bracket Clock by John Ilbury (Ilbery) – London C1780


A lovely GIII twin fusee mahogany bell top bracket clock of 8 day duration mechanism. Original verge escapement and bell strike on the hours.

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A lovely brass eight day twin fusee repeating bracket clock by John Ilbery (Ilbury) of London.

The high quality movement with a verge crown wheel escapement striking on a bell. Bob pendulum and four knopped pillars, with a fine foliate engraved backplate. The brass dial with a silvered chapter ring, with black Roman hours and Arabic minutes Subsidiary date aperture and inscribed ‘John Ilbery / London’ to the polished silvered centre. Strike/silent dial to the arch.

The caddy top case with a brass handle with pine cone finials. The flame veneered mahogany cabinet showing high quality London case features and of superb colour and patination.