A Small Ebonised and Brass Mounted Striking Mantel Clock With Alarm.
Case: Ebonised inverted-bell caddy over an arched top, the bow handle with tazza pommel, arched side apertures with fishscale frets, standing on turned and milled toupie feet.
Dial: 4 by 5 inch breakarch silvered brass dial with Strike/Silent subsidiary to the arch, Roman chapter-ring signed Grimalde & Johnson, Strand, London with alarm setting disc and pierced steel hands.
Duration: 8 days.
Escapement: 4 by 5 inch plates with four pillars and twin fusees. The going train with anchor escapement and adjustable lenticular pendulum with locking nut. Rack striking on a bell above, seperate alarm train wound through the dial. The backplate signed Grimalde & Johnson, Strand, London.