Arts & Crafts large illuminated wall clock


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Object Description

A very rare large decorative fusee wall clock, 26″ in diameter, dating from the 1890s.

The copper surround houses a dial in relief with illuminated numerals and bold Arts and Crafts styled copper hands.

The white enamel dial is marked Sir William Bailey’s Patent. It has a raised edge supporting 12 sand-blasted glass circles, painted with black Roman numerals, each separately back-lit with an electrical bulb.

The 8-day chain fusee timepiece movement has a platform escapement, with very long winding key.

Object History

Sir William Bailey was a factory owner from Salford. The company made vacuum engines and pumps for the dairy industry. He was Lord Mayor of Salford from 1893/4.

Object Condition

To be overhauled and guaranteed for 3 years.

Object Details

Dealer Opening Times

By appointment only.

Dealer Contact

+44 (0)1935 713333

Dealer Location

Bank Farm,
Lower Odcombe,
BA22 8TY

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