The case decorated with five pineapple finials and ribbon-tied foliate festoons, above an ormolu mounted glazed door. This is flanked by a caryatid to each corner, with a foliate cast handle and a pierced red silk backed fret panel to each side, the clock is raised on a plynth base with scroll cast ormolu feet.
It has a fine quality 8 day duration movement, fitted with chain fusees and rise and fall regulation.
The three train chain fusée movement with anchor escapement and pendulum locking, chiming the quarters on eight bells, with pull-quarter repeat and striking the hour on a coiled gong.
It keeps really good time and is delightful to look at while hearing the wondrous musical chimes.
The clock is in excellent working condition the movement having been cleaned and serviced, the oak 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 70 x Width 43 x Depth 30
Dimensions in inches:
Height 2 feet, 4 inches x Width 1 foot, 5 inches x Depth 1 foot
Our reference: 09576
Please feel free to email or call us (+44 20 8809 9605) to arrange a viewing in our North London warehouse.