A rare Burmantofts Faience mantel clock of tall tapering rectangular form, cast in low relief with a heron wading in a river, with panels of tall flowering stems, the top surmounted with a Sphinx. The clock is glazed in red. The clock is model number 1434 and has impressed and incised marks to the base. The clock movement does not have a key and has not been tested but appears in good condition.
Literature: Jason Wigglesworth Burmantofts Faience A Compendium of Design, private press, page 57 for a comparable clock illustrated, glazed turquoise blue.
Burmantofts Pottery Bradford Art Galleries & Museum, page 51 catalogue number 55 for a comparable example.