Silver standing clock, silver-gilt centre to dial chased with classical figures and monsters, signs of zodiac in the hour numerals, in rectangular frame chased with foliage, oblong plinth with figures and foliage resting on 4 feet. German C19. Large 8 day French mantel clock in embossed silver plate and gilt metal case, c.1920. Single train three pillar movement with cylinder platform escapement and stamped on backplate with monogram for the company - C and crossed device. One piece dial and case of embossed plate, with raised polished Roman numerals for dial. Embossed and decorated silver plated hands. Embossed silver plated rectangular case with wide stepped base and silver plated paw feet. The clock was made by Japy Freres of Beaucourt.
Bequeathed to the National Trust by Huttleston Rogers Broughton, 1st Lord Fairhaven (1896-1966) with the house and the rest of the contents.
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