Small Fusee Mantel Clock by Jump of London
An excellent London mantel clock by these famous makers.
The 8 day duration movement with a single fusee, anchor escapement and substantial brass plates. The backplate signed Jump, London. The unusually shaped and high quality pendulum typical of the standard of work that was being produced by the Jump workshops. The 4Â½" round painted dial with Roman chapters and matching blued steel hands. The very desirable Fiddle Back Sycamore veneered case of Balloon shape with tulipwood edge inlay, oval inlay below the dial and standing on four brass ogee feet.
Note: Joseph Jump was apprenticed to the famous maker Benjamin Lewis Vulliamy in 1827. During the 1850âs when Vulliamy died, Joseph and his brother Alfred continued the business. He later joined forces with Henry Jump and they continued together until 1899 when Henry died. During their time together they worked at 55 Pall Mall and 11 Old Bond Street. In the early 20th century the Jump Clockmakers were Clockmakers to the King.
Price: £3,850 / Height: 12" / C.1890