Object Description

The dome topped case has a brass carrying handle, elaborate side frets, front corner decoration and a fine arch fret. This case sits on a turntable base allowing the case to be turned round for winding.
The heavily constructed 8-day movement has 6 turned pillars, anchor escapement and chimes the ¼`s on 8 bells and the hours on one. It has an urn and floral engraved backplate, fully signed, a pendulum holdfast and it retains its original key.
The 10” x7” arched dial has floral and foliage decoration, a date ring, 3 brass hands and is fully signed.

Edward Tomlin, London was working in Bartholemew Lane and the Royal Exchange from 1768 – 98. A well-known maker of chiming and musical clocks.

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