Regency Mahogany Drop Dial Wall Clock By Grant, Portsmouth

GBP 4,600.00

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Object Description

Regency drop dial clock with brass inlay and cast brass bezel.
Convex painted dial signed ‘H.Grant, Portsmouth’. With Roman numerals and original ‘blued’ steel ‘moonpoise’ hands.
Eight day fusee movement with shouldered brass plates. C.1830

‘Watchmakers and clockmakers of the world’ by Brian Loomes lists Henry Grant as working in Portsmouth before 1844. He then moved to Christchurch (Hants), then Cardiff from 1844 to 1855. He later emigrated to Belleville, Canada by 1862 then moving on to Montreal from 1866 to 1876. He was succeeded by his former workman W.Spiridon.

Object Condition

Very good condition, the movement has been completely stripped down and overhauled and is in full working order

Object Details

Dealer Opening Times

By appointment only.

Dealer Contact

+44 (0)1508 532188
+44 (0)7785 280985

Dealer Location

Wacton, Norfolk

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