Height

20 inches, excluding the dome.

Case

This timepiece has a multi-tiered circular base with a recessed centre for the barometer and behind it a thermometer with engraved and gilded surround.  Three circular columns rise up from the base and converge at the top in a plate which carries the half seconds beating pendulum.

Dial

The silvered brass dial is host to delicate Roman numerals, and is signed at the top by Phillips, 23 Cockspur St. A large seconds ring features below the 12’oclock which employs Roman numerals. The centre of the dial has fine floral engraving and delicate spade hands.

Movement

The movement is in two parts; the lower section carries the spring barrel, great wheel, and the rest of the train, whilst the second part is for the dead beat escapement and motion work.

Duration

10 day.

Provenance

Derek Roberts fine antique clocks and barometers, 1996.

Private English collector.

Comparative Literature

Thomas Cole & victorian clockmaking by JB Hawkins.

Escapement

Dead beat escapement.

Condition

Very good condition.