An Early 20rth Century ships bulkhead clock, having a polished nickel plated case, mounted on a light mahogany turned back. It has a 7 inch painted dial, signed by the original maker/supplier, John Lilley & Son, Ltd. and has an 8 day platform movement.
An extract from the Science Museum:
John Lilley & Son 1846 – 1913
INDUSTRY: Instrument maker, Optician
BASED: Limehouse, Tower Hamlets, London, Greater London, England, United Kingdom
1846-1865 – Traded at 7 Jamaica Terrace, Limehouse, London. 1870-1885 – Traded at 9 London St, London EC. 1890-1901 – Traded at 10 London St, London EC. Appointed by the Navy & East India Co. Known to have sold compass (magnetic).
Also, his work is in The National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London