Arrowsmith Antiques & Restoration
Regency Mahogany Inlaid Bracket Clock by Thwaites & Reed
An extremely fine quality arched top mahogany English bracket or table clock with figured mahogany and boxwood string inlay to the front of the case and brass fish scale side sound frets. The clock has an eight inch painted dish dial with the retailers name:- John Taylor London The clock has a eight day, five pillar twin fusee movement with anchor escapement , pull repeat action and strike - silent mechanism. The clock has a decoratively engraved backplate border and pendulum and strikes the hours on a bell. The movement front plate and case is stamped with the makers name and serial number:- Thwaites & Reed 5667 The serial number gives the clock a date stamp of circa 1817 - 1820. John Thwaites & George Jeremiah Reed went into partnership in 1816. Thwaites & Reed were well known and respected clock makes who also made movements for many others clock makers. Big Ben was maintained by a team of eight for over 30 years from Thwaites & Reed. The clock movement has been cleaned and serviced and comes with a 12 month guarantee.
Arrowsmith Antiques & Restoration has clarified that the Regency Mahogany Inlaid Bracket Clock by Thwaites & Reed (LA321745) is genuinely of the period declared with the date/period of manufacture being 1817 - 1820
In excellent condition
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