Clock to watch at Tennants

Skeleton clock c1840Tennants Auctioneers two day Autumn Fine Art Sale on 13th & 14th November sees an incredibly rare balance wheel, seconds striking, skeleton clock, circa 1840 come under the hammer.  Accredited to James Condliff of Liverpool, regarded as one of the finest English skeleton clockmakers of the 21st century, this clock is believed to be one of only two other Condliff clocks in this ‘transitional’ style in existence.

This ornate prototype second series incorporates the first series four-column lower frame with a rectangular base and beautifully delicate upper scroll frame movement plates.

With no two clocks being made exactly alike, the timepiece is estimated at £15,000 to £20,000.

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