- Museum number
Quarter-Chiming Mantel Clock
Shaped walnut-veneered, round-top case with hinged glazed bezel and hinged back door The bombé sides with an art-nouveau style moulding running down the front corners. Four shaped feet.
Cream-painted metal dial with an applied silvered chapter ring, the outer minute circle numbered 0-60 at five-minute intervals and hours I-XII within. Three winding holes at IV, VI and VIII. Blued-steel hour and minute hands.A chime/silent lever at III.
Three-train spring-driven movement with crackle-finish brass plates and plain cylindrical pillars. Going barrels for each gear train. Going train with anchor escapement and short pendulum. Striking train for hours. Westminster quarter-chime sounding on four bronze rods mounted in a cast block screwed to the bottom of the case.
- Production date
Height: 23.60 centimetres
Width: 33 centimetres
Depth: 12 centimetres
- Curator's comments
- Compare to 2009,8021.8 and 2009,8021.27
F W Elliott MK 4 chime,
See 'Clockmaking in England and Wales in the Twentieth Century : the industrialized manufacture of domestic mechanical clocks' by John Glanville and William M. Wolmuth, Crowood Press , 2015
- Not on display
- Latest: 3 (2010) June
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- This clock is part of the Glanville and Wolmuth Collection, a comprehensive collection of twentieth century domestic mechanical factory-made clocks made in England and Wales.
- Britain, Europe and Prehistory
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
Previous owner/ex-collection number: 15 (Glanville & Wolmuth Collection)