VINCENTI FRERES GILT CLOCK
Magnificent gilded metal mantel clock with 30-day 1/2-hour strike mechanism (on bell) c. 1870.
Original oval wood base 19″ x 9″, with original glass dome 19″ x 18″. As made, no back plate, no front crystal (always domed, so not needed !)
Works perfectly ! Loses/ gains 5 seconds per month !
ARTS & CRAFTS MANTEL CLOCK
Darkly-stained mahogany, front with inlaid copper & pewter designs possibly by Harvey Ellis (see Stickley / Craftsman furniture).
Month-going mechanism by New Haven, CT, 1/2 hour strike. “Durbar” model, on deeply carved paw feet with claws, to front.
Width at top 17″ (18″ to highly carved paw feet).