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The Georgian Bracket Clock 1714-1830

The Georgian Bracket Clock 1714-1830


Presents the history of 18th century and early 19th century English bracket clocks

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Article code: 5504

 

236 pages
b&w and some color photos
Hard cover with dust jacket
28 x 22 cm
English

This volume presents an overview of the business of clock making at a time when British clockmakers were acknowledged to be the best in the world. The majority of the many superior clocks made during this period were bracket clocks. In this superbly written book the author discusses case making and the specialists linked to the clock maker, the workings of the Clockmakers' Company, the development of the bracket clock in the Georgian period, notable makers, lacquer-cased bracket clocks, the export trade, and the purchase, repair and restoration of bracket clocks.

* Presents the history of 18th century and early 19th century English bracket clocks
* Is the best single reference on the subject
* Essential for dealers, collectors and students of horology