English Domestic Clocks
Antique Collectors' Club, 1976 - Antiques & Collectibles - 353 pages
This classic work remains the best account of the development of the main types of clocks from the middle of the seventeenth century. It proides in-depth coverage of accessible clocks and is essential reading fro the serious collector and anyone wishing to further their knowledge on this subject.
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CHAP THE PROBLEM OF THE MEASUREMENT OF TIME
THE LAW OF THE PENDULUM
THE REGULATION OF DOMESTIC CLOCKS
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alarum aperture Arabic numerals back plate bells Bolt-and-shutter maintaining power bracket clocks Brass Lantern brass mounted carved centre Chippendale CLOCK DIALS clockmaker corner-pieces corners Date about 1790 Day of month decorated deep depth of waist Dial 17 dial in arch Dial of Fig disc ebony Eight-day Striking Clock eighteenth century elaborate enamelled dial English engraved Enlarged Dial example fashion floral marqueterie frets Fromanteel furniture ground high x high x 12 hood hour circle hour hand hour-ring illustrated John John Ellicott lacquer lantern clocks later locking-plate London long-case clocks Mahogany marqueterie minute divisions minute hand moulding movement Oak case veneered original oscillations panelled pattern pendulum period pinion Pull repeater regulator Roman numerals satin-wood seconds Sheraton shown silvered dial specimens square dial Strike-silent Striking and Chiming style subsidiary dial swing THOMAS Thomas Tompion Tompion usual veneered with walnut Verge escapement walnut and inlaid wheel wide width of waist winding holes