Balloon Mantel Clock by C. Lupton of Cornhill, London No: 3199
An excellent quality small London mantel clock.
The 8 day duration five pillar movement with twin fusee, anchor escapement and striking the hours and half hour on a bell. The 6" round silvered brass dial with Roman chapters and blued steel hands. The mahogany case of Balloon shape with boxwood inlay and standing on four brass ogee feet.
Note: Clifford Lupton worked with and possibly made movements for Barraud. He is listed as a Chronometer Maker in the 1871 Census. He died in 1910.
Price: £6,750 / Height: 13½" / C.1870