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Clock

Clock

  • Place of origin:

    London (made)

  • Date:

    c.1800 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Prior, George (made)

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by John Jones

  • Museum number:

    1010:1-1882

  • 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)

Date

c.1800 (made)

Artist/maker

Prior, George (made)

Descriptive line

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

Labels and date

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

Jones Collection [pre March 2001]

Collection

Furniture and Woodwork Collection

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