An Ormolu and Porcelain Mantle Clock Retailed by E&S Watson of London

H: 21.5 in / 55 cm  |  W: 14 in / 36 cm  |  D: 7 in / 18 cm


A Mantlepiece Clock in the Louis XVI Manner Retailed by E & S Watson of London

Constructed in a fine quality two tone ormolu case, and adorned with rose ground ‘Sèvres’ style panels to both front and sides, depicting; rising from oblate toupie feet, the domed case is of modest breakfront form, with a flambeaux urn atop, having tea rose garlands conjoining the body; the clock face delineates the hours in Roman numerals in white cartouches, and is driven by an eight day movement, striking on a bell, with the backplate having the retailer’s stamp, ‘E & S Watson, London’, within an ellipse.
Circa 1880


Reference; Brian Loomes ‘Watchmakers & Clockmakers of the World’ (Successor to the late G.H.Baillie’s groundbreaking book of the same title)

REF No. 8115

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