Christie of London C.1830.


Ref No 717

An attractive small rosewood mantel clock by Christie of London C.1830.

Price: £4,850.00

The fine rosewood case has a gadrooned top and finial, fish-scale side frets, carrying handles, front door with top corner fans and bun feet.

The 8-day bell striking movement is of heavy construction with anchor escapement, 5 well turned pillars, pendulum with above bob regulation and a holdfast. There is a pull repeat facility.

The 5 ½ ” shaped top silvered dial has moon hands, strike-silent, and is beautifully engraved with flowers and foliage. Below 6 is a signature “Christie Chancery Lane, London”.

Note: An almost identical clock is illustrated in “The Georgian Bracket Clock” by Barder Pg 203.

This clock was probably made by William Christie who was working in London from 1825 – 81.

Height: 14 1/2″ / 16 1/2″ (37 / 42cms) without / with finial

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