Mantel Clock - George Riley, Dublin, circa 1830 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
|Dimensions:||20 cm (Height), 12 cm (Diameter)|
|Tagged with:||mantel clocks, horology|
|Themes this item is part of:||John Askew, Clock & Watch Collector (1890-1945), Science & Measurement Collection|
|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.