Home | About | Notice Board | Contact Us
Telephone 07899 751446 E-mail enquiries@storyclocks.co.uk
top border

A fine quality small sized rosewood mantel clock by Hanson, 260 High Holborn, London c.1830

  • Maker: Hanson, 260 High Holborn, London
  • Date: 1830
  • Height: 11" Width: 7" Depth: 5"
  • Price: 3,900

 

Overview

A fine quality small sized rosewood mantel clock by Hanson of London.   

Case

The small sized case veneered in beautifully figured and carved rosewood. The triple pointed shaped door flanked by raised carved fan decoration. The stepped and carved top surmounted by a turned finial. The sides with brass bound glazed viewing windows and the rear with glazed door, original locks and keys to front and rear door. The case has a wonderful colour and finish, with good patination.

Dial

The shaped silvered brass dial with engraved Roman numerals and chapter ring, signed Hanson, 260 High Holborn, London to the arch, bound with a cast brass sighting mask.

Movement

The fully restored high quality single fusee movement of eight day duration, united by knopped pillars, with the original anchor escapement. Heavy brass bob pendulum, with London style rating adjustment and knurled thumbscrew pendulum restraint. 

Hands


Blued steel hands.

 
bottom border
box top
Hanson Case 1

temp image

Click image to enlarge...
box bottom
box top
Hanson Case 2

temp image

Click image to enlarge...
box bottom
box top
Hanson Movement

temp image

Click image to enlarge...
box bottom
box top
Case Side

temp image

Click image to enlarge...
box bottom
box top
Hanson Case Top

temp image

Click image to enlarge...
box bottom
box top
Dial

temp image

Click image to enlarge...
box bottom
Web Design Sheffield