~ Regency Mahogany And Brass Inlaid Twin Fusee Bracket Clock Farr & Son Bristol ~
A superb original Regency dome top bracket clock. It has a traditional dome top with brass inlaid roundels under the face, brass fret panels to the fore and sides, brass bun feet and a top carrying handle. The convex dial has Roman numerals and is signed by the maker Farr & Son, Bristol. The 8 day twin fusee movement strikes the hours on a bell and has an engraved back-plate and the original matching engraved pendulum with a fine regulation adjustment screw. There is a locking screw for transportation as well as a winding and locking key. There is a pull string for sounding the hours in the dark.
The Farrs were a clock making family in Bristol comprising of John, Thomas and Stephen, listed as working from 1790 to 1830
~ Condition ~
The clock is clean tidy and in good working order. There veneer is complete but there are a few splits, one on top and one to the lower right side of the rear door. The the dial has been professionally restored preserving the original background
~ Dimensions ~
The clock stands at 46 cm (18 inches) tall (with the handle down) by 29.5 cm (11.75 inches) wide by 16.5 cm (6.5inches) deep. It weighs 8.56 Kg.