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A small sized mahogany mantel clock by John Durden, London, c.1875

  • Maker: John Durden 1867 - 1875, 27 Fenchurch Street London, Watchmaker & Jeweller
  • Date: 1875
  • Height: 37cm Width: 20cm Depth: 14cm
  • Price: 2,950

 

Overview

A good quality 8 day mahogany mantel clock of small dimensions, by John Durden, London.

Case

The well proportioned case veneered in figured fiddle back mahogany. The elegant pediment top, surmounted by the original brass ball finial. Cast brass silk lined fishscale frets to the sides. Locking cast brass bezel with convex glass and the original lock to the glazed rear door. The recess paneled front with step moulded plinth standing on four ogee cast brass feet.

Dial

The circular white enamelled dial, signed to the centre J Durden, London.

Movement

The fully restored high quality chain driven twin fusee movement of eight day duration, with the original anchor escapement and striking the hours and half hour on a curled blued steel gong. Heavy brass bob pendulum, with London style rating adjustment and knurled thumbscrew pendulum restraint.

Hands


Beautiful blued steel hands of fleur de lis design.

An elegant, well proportioned original clock with the movement fully restored.

All of our clock movements are restored by our horologist who works exclusively for us.

Our horologist is a Fellow of the British Horological Institute (FBHI), having 35 years of full time professional engagement in the repair & restoration of clocks, watches, music boxes & barometers. He was the recipient of the 1977 Worshipful Company of Clockmakers Bronze Medal.
Please contact us for further details and delivery information.

 
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Case 1

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Case 2

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Case 3

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Movement 1

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Movement 2

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Detail

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