- Museum number
Chiming grandmother clock with rectangular chrome bezel, rectangular silvered chapter ring in an art deco style case decorated with various woods.
Platform escapement. 4+4 gongs.
- Production date
Height: 1395 millimetres
Width: 295 millimetres
Depth: 185 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- 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 p 325, figs 7.96 +7.97
This gramdmother clock has an 8-hammer version of the Perivale 5-hammer movement made for mantel clocks. It has a platform escapement, and four hammers striking the hours, and four chiming.
A pendulum version of this movement was available, (see 2012,8028.62).
- Not on display
- 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: 43 (Glanville & Wolmuth Collection)