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A fine example of one of Condliffs third series skeleton clocks (c. 1850 England)

A fine example of one of Condliffs third series skeleton clocks
Title A fine example of one of Condliffs third series skeleton clocks
Country of Origin England
Dated c. 1850
Medium Brass
Condition Excellent
Dimensions 30.00cm wide (11.81 inches wide)
40.00cm high (15.75 inches high)
Status SOLD
Literature

Derek Roberts. British Skeleton Clocks.Fig 3/24

Description / Expertise

D371. James Condliff. A fine example of one of his classic third series skeleton clocks, retailed by Litherland Davies & Co, whose name appears on a plaque applied to the base.

Characteristic features include the employment of a going barrel, a great wheel considerably larger than the chapter ring and a simple but delicate and attractively designed scroll frame. It has passing hour strike concealed in the base, which is veneered in rosewood and rests on bun feet.

Height with/without dome. 15.75"/13.75" (40/35cm)

For more information on this beautiful series of clocks and their maker, see:-
Derek Roberts. British Skeleton Clocks. Page 111 and 98 to 112.

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