Related 'Wall Clock' patterns with scrolled pediments in the French 'picturesque' manner featured in Lock and Copland's New Book of Ornaments, 1752 (pl. 12) while Thomas Johnson's Collection of Designs, 1758 illustrated related bracket-clock patterns. The early 20th century collection formed by Mr. E.L. Rice contained a mural or 'cartel' clock of the present pattern, with a movement by the Strand clockmaker James Scholefield (fl. c. 1760) (P. Macquoid and R. Edwards, The Dictionary of English Furniture, London, 1924, vol. II, p. 117, fig. 49). The Ludgate Hill clock-maker Pointer Baker was listed in the Clockmaker's Company from 1758-1778.