Gabriel Fowkes, Dartford. c.1790.

Fine Georgian mahogany pad top bracket clock by Gabriel Fowkes, Dartford, c.1790, of smaller than average size.
The arched flamed mahogany case topped with a single brass bound pad and carrying handle, brass beaded arched glazed door,brass fish scale side frets and standing on a moulded plinth base with brass bracket feet.
The painted arched 7" dial with floral decoration and having a strike/silent dial to the arch above. The good quality repeating eight day twin fusee movement with anchor escapement,5 knopped pillars, engraved back plate and striking the hours on a bell with repeating function operated by pulling a chord.

Gabriel Fowkes apprenticed 1759 in London, moving the short distsance to London around 1766, where he took an active role in the community, making good quality clocks of various types until 1808.
Height excluding handle 15" (Inc.16.5").Width 12".Depth 7.5"




Attractive smaller than average size at 15" high excluding handle


Brass bound pad top case.





Engraved back plate.

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