JOSIAH EMERY, Charing Cross, London c1790

  JOSIAH EMERY, Charing Cross, London c1790

A small George III ebonised and brass bound bracket clock.  The break arch case with moulded brass feet and single brass bound pad to the pediment surmounted by brass carrying handle.

The twin fusée eight day duration movement with verge escapement and hour strike sounded on a bell with pull repeat for the last hour.  The back plate is engraved in a rococo style. 

The break arch brass dial with silvered finish has roman chapters with outer Arabic minutes and two subsidiary dials in the arch for strike/silent and rise and fall regulation.

Josiah Emery is recorded as an eminent maker of both clocks and watches.  His work is included in the Guildhall Museum, Science Museum and amongst many other collections, the Ilbert and Weatherfield Collections.

Clockmaker: JOSIAH EMERY, Charing Cross, London
Circa: c1790
Stock Number: 4125
Height: 10.5 inches (27 cm.)