An English Bracket Clock by Hawkins, Royal Exchange, London
A quality English, Georgian, twin fusee bracket/table clock with a triple pad top to the mahogany case with brass edging. Gilded side sound fretwork and carrying handles, with an opening front door and integral cast brass bezel and convex glass. Brass ogee feet. A convex painted dial with 5 minute outer band and blued steel hands, signed "Hawkins, Royal Exchange" (London". A twin fusee mechanism striking the hours and hours on a bell with the makers name engraved to the backplate. Pull cord repeating.
There are a few Hawkins working in London recorded in "Loomes Watchmakers and Clockmakers of the World" book. This example dates to circa. 1810.