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

Summary:
Mantel clock, comprising watch movement set in ornamental brass stand. Made by George, O. Riley, Dublin, circa 1830.
Description:
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
Themes this item is part of: John Askew, Clock & Watch Collector (1890-1945), Horology Collection, 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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