The Voysey Clock by C F A Voysey

Rectangular clock.

Details

Medium:
Mahogany case, paint, gilding; brass and steel movement
Dimensions:
50.8 x 27.1 x 17.2 cm
Art Fund grant:
£30,000 ( Total: £112,000; Tax remission)
Acquired in:
1998
Vendor:
John Jesse

Top is gilded and has a central spike. Above the clock face are painted birds in flight. The front is painted with 3 trees and sailing boats on water. 'Time and tide wait for no man' is painted across the trees.

Provenance

Assumed to belong to Voysey; bought by current owners in 1970

Venue details

V&A (Victoria and Albert Museum) Cromwell Road, London London SW7 2RL 020 7942 2000 www.vam.ac.uk

Entry details

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