Antique clock in form of Trophies of War English Regency by Forrester of Hull.

Antique clock in form of Trophies of War English Regency by Forrester of Hull.
A superb, rare English Regency period mantel clock in patinated bronze in the form of the "Trophies of War". Set upon a rectangular base with crested helmet and animal paw feet and an applied mount of crossed quills tied with a ribbon to the front centre. The dial set into a shield with laurel wreath above, spears and banners to the side & helmets below. The left hand helmet decorated with a star encircled by a snake eating its tail while the right hand helmet is decorated with a scorpion. Applied ormolu mounts of the winged bolts of Zeus god of war above & below the dial. Gilt bronze engine turned dial with Roman numerals and blued steel spade hands with leaf and dart bezel and convex glass. Superb English double fusee 8 day bell striking movement with original chains and regulated by a fine English lever escapement. The backplate signed in script Forrester Hull for Patrick Forrester who is known to have been working in Hull since 1813. Circa 1815-20 . 16.5 inches by 9 inches ( 41 cms by 22.5 cms).

Stock Number: 4075

Origin: England

Price: £8,250

Availability: In Stock

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