Regency Bronze and Ormolu Mantel Clock

Attributed to Weeks of Coventry Street, London, c. 1810

8-day movement, deadbeat escapement with outside count-wheel, white enamel dial with Roman numerals, signed, the clock drum supported on the wings of an eagle amongst clouds, on a splayed plinth decorated with mythical scene of Europa and the Bull, flanked by two griffins, the sides mounted with Apollo masks and dolphins amid foliate scrolls, with glass dome

Measurements:
height 37 cm (46 cm with glass dome) width 47 cm depth 19 cm
Provenance:
Ex. Bill Bradshaw's private collection, c. 1980, The Collection of Dr. Henry Mackellar Michelmore, Sydney
Labels:
Cf. Royal & Imperial Clocks, Romantic & Scientific, The David Roche Foundation, Adelaide, illustrated p 67
  • EStimate $8,000 - $12,000
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