English George IV Table Clock

English George IV Table Clock

GEORGE ATKINS OF LONDON Also known as BROCKBANK & ATKINS (died 1855)
English George IV Table Clock

Date & Origin c. 1830, England
Dimensions
H
84 cm (33 inc)
W
25.50 cm (10 inc)
D
19 cm (7 inc)
Description
A Table Clock by Brockbank & Atkins of London

The finely marked rosewood case adorned with ormolu mounts, having foliate scroll feet, the top arched, and dressed with further ormolu scrolls and columns to the fascia, with glass side panels; the 8 day movement driven by a double chain fusee, and striking the hours on a gong; the silvered circular dial having Roman numerals within an engraved giltwork ground, and inscribed atop with the maker's name, Brockbank & Atkins, and numbered 2087; glazed inspection windows to the sides, with a glazed rear door.
Circa 1830
Literature
Brockbank & Atkins

The Brockbank family business was commenced by John and Miles Brockbank circa 1780, and were joined by George Atkins (1767-1855), the Clerk of the Worshipful Company of Clockmakers, circa 1815. The celebrated company of Brockbank & Atkins are recorded as working from 6 Cowpers Court, in the Leadenhall ward of the City of London from 1815-1835.
Medium
rosewood, ormolu, glass
Signed / Inscribed
inscribed with makers name
Condition
excellent, in good working order
Stock Code 8726
P.O.A
Dimensions
H
84 cm (33 inc)
W
25.50 cm (10 inc)
D
19 cm (7 inc)
Description
A Table Clock by Brockbank & Atkins of London

The finely marked rosewood case adorned with ormolu mounts, having foliate scroll feet, the top arched, and dressed with further ormolu scrolls and columns to the fascia, with glass side panels; the 8 day movement driven by a double chain fusee, and striking the hours on a gong; the silvered circular dial having Roman numerals within an engraved giltwork ground, and inscribed atop with the maker's name, Brockbank & Atkins, and numbered 2087; glazed inspection windows to the sides, with a glazed rear door.
Circa 1830
Stock Code 8726

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