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Mantel Clock - George Riley, Dublin, circa 1830 Object Reg. No: ST 019629

Mantel clock, comprising watch movement set in ornamental brass stand. Made by George, O. Riley, Dublin, circa 1830.
Watch movement set in ornamental cast brass coppered stand, with foliage surrounds. Dome missing.

Spring wound; verge escapement.
Acquisition Information:
Loan & Subsequent Bequest from Mr John Askew, 1928
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 20 cm (Height), 12 cm (Diameter)

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Tagged with: mantel clocks, horology
Themes this item is part of: John Askew, Clock & Watch Collector (1890-1945), Science & Measurement Collection
Primary Classification: HOROLOGY
Secondary Classification: Clocks
Tertiary Classification: ireland
Inscriptions: Backplate is marked 'George O. Riley, Dublin no. 475'.
Maker: Mr George Riley, Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland, circa 1830

G.H. Baillie, Watchmakers and Clockmakers of the World, p.270 gives dates of early 19th century.

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