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  • Place of origin:

    London (made)

  • Date:

    c.1800 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Prior, George (made)

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by John Jones

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

George Prior worked at 31 Prescot Street, Goodman's Fields in 1765-88, at Rosamund's Row in 1794, and at 5 George Yard, Lombard Street from 1798-1810.

This clock rests on four scroll feet and is surmounted by a domed top with a flame finial. At the corners are ormolu pilasters surmounted by similar finials. Above the plain dial is a marine processional view.

Place of Origin

London (made)


c.1800 (made)


Prior, George (made)

Descriptive line

Boulle case with ormolu ornaments
Inscribed ‘George Prior, London’, and made about 1800

Labels and date

ENGLISH (London); about 1800
Case of tortoiseshell, with mounts of chased ormolu.
Signed: 'George Prior, London'.

Jones Collection [pre March 2001]


Furniture and Woodwork Collection

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