19th Century George III Mahogany Bracket Clock by Metcalfe London
A fine George III Period Mahogany Cased Bracket Clock signed on the enameled dial Metcalfe Newgate Street London, the hours are shown in Roman numerals with minute divisions, good age related condition, we would recommend a movement restoration.
The engraved back plate also signed Metcalfe Newgate Street London, the pieced gilt brass side and front panels all in the Rococo manner, the domed top with a carrying handle and all raised on shaped brass bracket feet.
This English clock of beautiful proportions, has a moulded arch top and a brass carrying handle.
George Marmaduke Metcalfe (1757-1825), was apprenticed to Robert Underwood and was Free of the Clockmakers’ Company in 1781. Metcalfe is recorded as working in London at 122, Newgate Street from 1794 to 1825.
height: 40 cm
width: 32 cm
depth: 19,5 cm
Viennese table clock inlaid with ebonized pear wood and rosewood case decorated with great marquetry, geometric ivory , zinc and brass inlays, in perfect condition.
The wooden case and inlays have been restored and finished with elegant gommalacca French polishing, whereas the watch movement is running, with a brass gong signed F.Kunz in Wien.
This bracket, table clock is of Austrian origin, comes from Vienna and dates back to the first half of the nineteenth century.
From Italy A pair of large 18th century Empire Giltwood vases, two carved and giltwood portapalme, handled center vases, on square base, realized in carved Cembran pinewood with Empire foliate motivs carved with vegetal patterns. Could be mounted as large table lamps. This pair of antique lamps is in good condition, material and gilding are original and show normal signs of age and use, with minor gilding losses. They come from a private house of Milan. The back side of this pair is not carved, just painted decorated, as most of the liturgical altar decorations.