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Clock

c.1800 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

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.


object details
Object Type
Parts
This object consists of 2 parts.

  • Clock
  • Keys
Brief Description
BRACKET CLOCK

Boulle case with ormolu ornaments

Inscribed ‘George Prior, London’, and made about 1800
Gallery Label
CLOCK ENGLISH (London); about 1800 Case of tortoiseshell, with mounts of chased ormolu. Signed: 'George Prior, London'. Jones Collection(pre March 2001)
Credit line
Bequeathed by John Jones
Summary
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.
Collection
Accession Number
1010:1-1882

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record createdApril 27, 2001
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