Sun, May 1, 2016 11:00AM EDT - Mon, May 2, 2016 11:00AM EDT
J.J. Elliott (English (London), founded 1865) for Tiffany & Co. (American, founded 1837- ), late 19th/early 20th century. Tall tiger oak cased Grandfather hall clock with three bulbous finials with spire tops and broken swan neck pediment with egg and dart borders, dentilated cornice on bonnet above shaped, glazed hinged door to access ornate dial with pierced brass spandrels (top corners with rounded dials reading “CHIME SILENT” and “WHITTINGTON WESTMINSTER” with scrolled foliates and flowers surrounding silvered chapter ring with raised brass Arabic numerals under operating hand painted moon dial, lower center of dial marked with “TIFFANY & Co. NEW YORK” for retailer. Dial flanked by compound columns with acanthus leaf encrusted capitals and partial fluting, sides of case pierced to allow sound from Westminster chimes within. Case with additional fluting, beading, patera blocks, hinged door with oval beveled glass panel within beaded border to access three brass cylindrical weights and pendulum, case supported on four large lion’s paw feet. Eight day clock with cable driven movement that chimes the quarter hour. Overall approximate height 102”, width 27.25”, depth 16.25”.
Movement is in working condition and currently running. We are unable to locate a signature on the movement. Strikes on 8 bells and coil gong. Very top of exterior hood with glue residue and added blocks for support. Minor wear to paw feet. Overall very clean case.