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Important Perpetual Calendar Clock by Muirhead

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Scottish jewelry firm Muirhead & Son crafted this fine ormolu and porcelain mantel clock

Key Features

  • Scottish jewelry firm Muirhead & Son crafted this fine ormolu and porcelain mantel clock
  • This perpetual calendar timepiece has a visible Brocot escapement in fine working condition
  • The two dial faces are equipped to tell time, day, month, and moon phase
  • Muirhead's works were of such high quality that even Queen Victoria was a client
  • The bell-striking movement is signed "James Muirhead and Son Glasgow"; Circa 1885
  • 12 wide x 6 1/4 deep x 17 1/2 high

Item Details

  • Width:
    12 Inches
  • Height:
    17 1/2 Inches
  • Depth:
    6 1/4 Inches
  • Period:
    19th Century
  • Origin:
    Other
This beautiful perpetual calendar clock was created by the renowned Scottish jewelry firm of James Muirhead & Son. Crafted of fine ormolu and hand-painted porcelain, this elegant timepiece has a visible Brocot escapement in fine working condition. The two dial faces are equipped to tell time, day, month, and moon phase with great accuracy. Known as goldsmiths, silversmiths and jewelers, James Muirhead & Son gained a loyal and prestigious following for their outstanding clocks, counting, among their patrons, Queen Victoria of England.

The bell-striking movement is signed "James Muirhead and Son Glasgow"

Circa 1885

12 " wide x 6 1/4" deep x 17 1/2

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