ANTIQUE TORTOISESHELL AND SILVER BALLOON SHAPED MANTEL CLOCK
Stock Number: gd101/aut11
A tortoiseshell mantel clock with silver inlay, mouldings and stringing and also with ivory feet. The balloon waisted case with arch top. Most unusually with gold leaf laid under tortoiseshell for a very rich golden colour to the tortoiseshell. Convex white porcelain dial with blued steel spade hands and Roman hour numerals in black. 8 day movement striking the hours and halves on a gong. Timekeeping regulated by a lever escapement.