An impressive brass inlaid Gonçalo alves musical Westminster Chiming ormolu mounted boardroom clock with triple fusee movement, Circa 1880 in date.
The fine quality eight day duration movement is fitted with chain fusees and rise and fall regulation.
The substantial engine turned movement with anchor escapement quarter chiming on eight bells and also chiming the hours on a large gong.
The gilded brass arched dial with decorative floral and foliate engraving and four silvered chapter dials. It has a 7 3/8 inch silvered chapter ring with three smaller subsiduary silvered dials to the arch.
The stunning breakfront case with brass inlaid frieze, gilded ormolu Corinthian columns and mounts, the sides with gilt brass red silk backed frets. The case is surmounted with a beautiful rounded cornice with a large central gilded ormolus pineapple finial and four further flaming ormolu finials to the corners.
It keeps really good time and is delightful to look at.
The clock is in excellent working condition the movement having been cleaned and serviced, the case having been polished, in our workshops, please see photos for confirmation.
Movement dismantled and all parts examined and tested.
All detents and pivots re-ground and polished.
9 Bearings supplied and fitted.
All steel and brass components cleaned, buffed and burnished.
Escapement dismantled, cleaned, synchronised and set.
Case cleaned and polished.
Dimensions in cm:
Height 76 x Width 44 x Depth 28
Dimensions in inches:
Height 2 feet, 6 inches x Width 1 foot, 5 inches x Depth 11 inches
Our reference: 09575
Please feel free to email or call us (+44 20 8809 9605) to arrange a viewing in our North London warehouse.