21 January 2010,
Price realised GBP 2,750
GBP 3,000 - GBP 5,000
A VICTORIAN ORMOLU EIGHT DAY TIMEPIECE MANTEL CLOCK
PAYNE, LONDON. MID-19TH CENTURY
CASE: elaborately cast and with bearded mask to front and rear, a dragon to the front DIAL: ormolu, engine turned centre, signed 'PAYNE NEW BOND ST LONDON', fine steel heart hands MOVEMENT: circular plates, single chain fusee and anchor escapement, back plate signed 'Payne 163 New Bond Street'; replaced pendulum, two winding keys
16 in. (41 cm.) high; 8 1/3 in. (21.5 cm.) wide; 6 1/3 in. (16 cm.) deep
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William Payne moved to 163 New Bond Street in 1825. The company engaged in watch, clock and pedometer making and were also jewellers. By the mid-19th Century the business was well established and occupied three floors of the building.
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