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Aesthetic Movement Ebonised Mantel Clock

Stock No.15626

A magnificent Aesthetic Movement mantel clock, with an ebonised mahogany case and an exquisitely painted dial. The case embodies the style of the Aesthetic Movement , with an arched and turned gallery, surmounted by two turned ball finials, with a dentil moulding below. Supporting the finials are two turned spindle pilasters framing the dial.
The blue and white hand-painted and glazed porcelain dial depicts allegories of night and day within a floral and foliate design, Night appearing as a women in sleep with a bat flying above her, and Day, gazing up at a swift as it swoops past. The chapter ring takes the form of a sunflower, each petal frames a number. The simple brass hands are fixed within the centre of another sunflower. The movement is a twin-train eight day movement, strikes on the hour and half hour and runs well.

Attributed to Lewis Foreman Day for the retailers, Howell, James & Co of Regent Street, London.


Listed Price: £3,800 (+VAT where applicable)

Width Height Depth
10 38"
26.5 cms
19 18"
48.5 cms
7 14"
18.5 cms

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