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Antique Carved Rosewood Chinese Platform escapement Bell Strike Bracket Clock Embossed Backplate Cover, For Spares Or Repairs

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Seller: classictime2015 (3,293) 100% Top-Rated Plus, Location: Stonehouse, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 173449050909 PLEASE NOTE: I have just received some excellent quality clocks from a private collection all of which have been well looked after all of which will be listed over the next few weeks. Some excellent quality clocks this being one of them This clock is a Very nice 19th Century chinese twin spring driven carved rosewood bracket clock with a bell strike and platform escapement movement. The clock was probably made by Yu Chang i believe in the 19th century although not signed The clock case is in excellent condition with no damage to it. The carved decoration to the front and back of the case is absolutely stunning with no damage to it and looks amazing. The rosewood has a stunning patina and colour to it and the clock case is in 3 seperate pieces. The central piece which sits in the heavily carved stand then this all fits snuggly onto its original base. The central case also features a front glass panel with rosewood frame which lifts up to reveal access to the dial and visuable platform escapement and the back has a rosewood panel which also lifts up to reveal access to the movement The case also features carved fret panels to sides The case is in great condition for age with no damage. The patina and colour to the rosewood case is fantastic and can only be acquired through age The pictures do not do this clock justice at all and it looks better in the flesh The clock features a embossed bronze and porcelain dial with original fine embossed decoration to the bronze surround which has its original finish to it and looks absolutely stunning. The porcelain dial has roman numerals and orignal hands, the porcelain dial is in perfect condition with no damage. The dial has an aperture to top through which the platform escapement can be seen The movement is a Double train platform escapement movement striking on a bell. The movement has a backplate cover which is embossed with decorations and the movement benefits from a bell strike on the hour and half hour The movement has its original platform escapement unfortunately is not in working order due to the hairspring as im sure you can see in the pictures it is damaged and will need replacing Other than the hairspring i do believe it should be in full working order but i am not 100% so it is for spares and repair The clock measures only 13.75 inches high x 8.25 inches wide x 7 inches deep and looks amazing wherever it is displayed This is a perfect investment clock and a beautiful display piece that Looks absoultely fantastic wherever it is displayed and will be a outstanding clock once it has been fully repaired. Exceptional early chinese bracket clock which will only grow significantly in value over the years once it is repaired Approx Date: 1890 Reasons why you should buy your antique clock from Times & Chimes Ltd !!! We understand buying an antique clock is a big decision and we are very well experienced in current market's. We have many years experience in buying and selling original antique clocks which are carefully sourced and many from private collections and we know exactly whay buyers expect when purchasing such a prized possession and a potential investment. Here are some of the main reasons why you should buy your antique clocks from us for complete piece of mind 1 - We offer the very best customer service before, during and after the sale 2 - Six month return to base warranty on mechanisms 3 - All our original antique clocks are of high quality and carefully sourced 4 - Every clock we sell are tested for a minimum of 1 week before being offered for sale 5 - We have earned a consistently excellent track record of sales with 100% Feedback 6 - All our items are professionally packed and dispatched promptly 7 - All clocks are sent with world leading couriers on a priority service with full online tracking Antique Carved Rosewood Chinese Platform escapement Bell Strike Bracket Clock Description PLEASE NOTE: I have just received some excellent quality clocks from a private collection all of which have been well looked after all of which will be listed over the next few weeks. Some excellent quality clocks this being one of them This clock is a Very nice 19th Century chinese twin spring driven carved rosewood bracket clock with a bell strike and platform escapement movement. The clock was probably made by Yu Chang i believe in the 19th century although not signed The clock case is in excellent condition with no damage to it. The carved decoration to the front and back of the case is absolutely stunning with no damage to it and looks amazing. The rosewood has a stunning patina and colour to it and the clock case is in 3 seperate pieces. The central piece which sits in the heavily carved stand then this all fits snuggly onto its original base. The central case also features a front glass panel with rosewood frame which lifts up to reveal access to the dial and visuable platform escapement and the back has a rosewood panel which also lifts up to reveal access to the movement The case also features carved fret panels to sides The case is in great condition for age with no damage. The patina and colour to the rosewood case is fantastic and can only be acquired through age The pictures do not do this clock justice at all and it looks better in the flesh The clock features a embossed bronze and porcelain dial with original fine embossed decoration to the bronze surround which has its original finish to it and looks absolutely stunning. The porcelain dial has roman numerals and orignal hands, the porcelain dial is in perfect condition with no damage. The dial has an aperture to top through which the platform escapement can be seen The movement is a Double train platform escapement movement striking on a bell. The movement has a backplate cover which is embossed with decorations and the movement benefits from a bell strike on the hour and half hour The movement has its original platform escapement unfortunately is not in working order due to the hairspring as im sure you can see in the pictures it is damaged and will need replacing so clock is not currently in working order but can easily be sorted by somebody who knows how Other than the hairspring i do believe it should be in full working order but i am not 100% so it is sold for spares and repair The clock measures only 13.75 inches high x 8.25 inches wide x 7 inches deep and looks amazing wherever it is displayed This is a perfect investment clock and a beautiful display piece that Looks absoultely fantastic wherever it is displayed and will be a outstanding clock once it has been fully repaired. Exceptional early chinese bracket clock which will only grow significantly in value over the years once it is repaired Approx Date: 1890 Reasons why you should buy your antique clock from Times & Chimes Ltd !!! We understand buying an antique clock is a big decision and we are very well experienced in current market's. We have many years experience in buying and selling original antique clocks which are carefully sourced and many from private collections and we know exactly whay buyers expect when purchasing such a prized possession and a potential investment. Here are some of the main reasons why you should buy your antique clocks from us for complete piece of mind 1 - We offer the very best customer service before, during and after the sale 2 - Six month return to base warranty on mechanisms 3 - All our original antique clocks are of high quality and carefully sourced 4 - Every clock we sell are tested for a minimum of 1 week before being offered for sale 5 - We have earned a consistently excellent track record of sales with 100% Feedback 6 - All our items are professionally packed and dispatched promptly 7 - All clocks are sent with world leading couriers on a priority service with full online tracking Track Page Views WithAuctiva's FREE Counter Condition: The bracket clock is in great original condition and exactly how you want to see it. There is no damage to the case and it has a superb colour and patina to it which is acquired through age. The porcelain dial is perfect and the time side to the movement is not working and will need attention to the hairspring of the platform escapement, Age: Circa 1890, Type: Bracket Clock, Style/ Origin/ Theme: Chinese Oriental Designs, Material: Rosewood, Features: 8-Day

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