George III musical bracket clock with an arched painted dial with subsidiaries for tune change, calendar and rise and fall regulation, signed in a cartouche, 'Thos.

Lister, Halifax'. The clock-face is flanked by ivory-inlaid columns with ivory capitals. Ten tunes can be played on twelve bells. The case of inlaid mahogany is ornamented in the Sheraton style.

Provenance

Made for Lister's daughter on the occasion of her marriage to James Sunderland.


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