A Fine Quality Double Fusee Skeleton Clock c1850


A beautifully executed double fusee skeleton clock in the form of Westminster Abbey by Blackhurst of warrington. The clock is designed with a heavy brass tracery two pieced frame united by seven pillars, within these is a chain driven twin fusee movement with six spoke wheel work. Striking the hours on a coiled gong and passing half hours on the centrally mounted bell. To the rear is a cylindrical zinc bob pendulum suspended on a wooden rod and strike/speed adjustment. Whilst to the front the large silver chapter ring with Roman numerals measures 20cm in diameter and provides a pleasing contrast to the brass clock frame. The clock stands on a stepped white marble base with matching bun feet.

Examples of George Blackhurst’s work occasionally surface all of which are wonderfully designed and of superior quality.

All are clocks are offered with a twelve-month guarantee.

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