- Museum number
Striking lantern clock
Iron posted-frame with two turned brass finials at top front corners, and another over bell. Pierced fret above dial with stylised shield and crown supported at either side by unidentified animals (possibly dogs?).
Wide silvered chapter ring with arcaded outer minute track with arabic numerals (5-60) Roman hour numerals (I-XII) with dashed half-hour markers. Inner ring with dashed half-hour markers. Central brass disc with starburst design. Brass hour and minute hand .
Weight-driven movement (endless rope, with one large weight on pulley, and donut counterweight). Anchor escapement and long pendulum, countwheel striking clock with pendulum.
- Production date
- 18thC(mid)-18thC(late) (?)
Diameter: 220 millimetres
Height: 355 millimetres (exc. pendulum)
Height: 1035 millimetres (inc pendulum)
Width: 205 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- A similar clock also signed 'ThILLOY A LILLERS' was listed for sale by Chayette & Cheval, 30 June 2014, lot 280.
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Britain, Europe and Prehistory
- Registration number