Table clock with pull quarter repeat by George Tyler

Repeating table clock by George Tyler, London, c.1720 Repeating table clock by George Tyler, London, c.1720 Repeating table clock by George Tyler, London, c.1720

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Repeating table clock by George Tyler, London, c.1720
Science Museum Group / The Clockmakers' Museum
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum, London

Repeating table clock by George Tyler, London, c.1720
Science Museum Group / The Clockmakers' Museum
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum, London

Repeating table clock by George Tyler, London, c.1720
Science Museum Group / The Clockmakers' Museum
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum, London

Spring driven, striking table clock with pull quarter repeat by George Tyler, London, c.1720. Ebonised case with inverted bell top, brass carrying handle on top, glazed apertures with ebony fretwork to sides, and brass feet. 5 inch arched dial with applied silvered chapter ring surrounded by crown and sceptre spandrels, matted centre with aperture for mock pendulum and applied name plaque signed 'Geo Tyler, London'. Applied silvered date ring to centre of arch, with smaller 'strike/silent' and pendulum regulation dials either side. Fusee movement of 8 day duration with verge escapement and short pendulum, hour striking and pull quarter repeating on 6 bells. Engraved backplate with pendulum stop. Clockmakers' Museum No. 699

Details

Category:
Clockmakers
Collection:
The Worshipful Company of Clockmakers
Object Number:
L2015-3573
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), steel (metal), silvered, wood (unidentified) and glass
Measurements:
overall: 355 mm x 220 mm x 158 mm,
type:
spring clock, table clock and verge escapement
credit:
Lent by the Worshipful Company of Clockmakers