London, South Kensington
22 March 2006
A Restauration ormolu and bronze striking figural mantel clock, circa 1820
The case modelled with a figure of Ulysses, with martial trophy mounts and on front feet cast as owls, the dial cast with anthemion designs and with raised Roman chapters, painted steel hands, the eight day twin barrel movement with silk suspension and countwheel strike on bell -- 21½ in. (55 cm.) high
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An identical clock is illustrated in Simon Fleet, Clocks, Weidenfield & Nicolson, 1961, p.78.
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