The bell topped case with 5 finials has two side carrying handles, front caryatid columns, front door arch spandrels, brass front glass edging and scrolling feet.
The silvered arched dial has strike-silent and regulation rings, a date aperture, original hands and full signature.
The 5 pillar 8-day movement has verge escapement, good wheel work and strikes the hours on a bell. There is a pull repeat facility. The backplate is beautifully engraved with a pagoda and scrolling foliage.
Height: 18 ½” (47cms) excluding top finial
Width: 12 ¼” (31cms)
Depth: 7 ¼” (18 ½ cms)
John Thompson was recorded working in Clerkenwell from 1770 – 94.