George III ormolu mounted white marble mantle clock decorated with Derby porcelain biscuit figures.
Mantel clock by Benjamin Vulliamy, 1806
© Derby Museum and Art Gallery
- Marble, gilt & Derby porcelain
- 34 x 51 x 18 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £12,500 ( Total: £58,500)
- Acquired in:
- Hotspur Ltd
The reeded plinth with rounded corners is mounted with an allegorical scene of navigation and astronomy. The white enamelled dial is surmounted by an ormolu-turned finial with a circular Wedgewood plaque below.
Duke of Sussex, 1806; private collection, Newport, Rhode Island; Sotheby's New York, 1990.