George Prior, London, 670 mm, circa 1790
An English hour striking hooded lantern clock for the Ottoman market
Case: lavishly carved, gilt, painted, wooden outer case, brass case, lateral doors, crowned by bell and pierced floral decoration elements. Dial: applied chapter ring with ottoman numerals, frosted gilt fond with applied corner appliqués. Movm.: brass frame, brass train, weight driven, verge escapement, short pendulum.