Viner, New Bond Street, London.
Small mahogany mantel clock.
The pretty arch top mahogany case with platform and brass ball finial. Canted sides to the case inset with brass and an inset brass bound panel with brass inlay beneath Convex glass to the cast brass bezel, brass fish scale frets to the sides and brass ogee bracket feet.
Beautiful convex white enamel dial signed Viner New Bond Street London with Roman hour numerals. Original blued steel hands.
The high quality, eight day double fusee movement has an anchor escapement, five pillars and shaped plates. Striking the hours on a bell with trip repeat function and signed on the backplate Viner London.
Date circa 1830
Height. 13 1/4 ins. (33.6 cm)
Charles Edward Viner (1788-1879). A very fine watch, clock and chronometer maker. Apprenticed to Thomas Savage in 1802 he became a member of The Clockmakers Company in 1813 and was a Liveryman between 1819 and 1840. He traded from several London addresses, 233 Regent Street, 1 Royal Exchange and a retail outlet at 151 New Bond Street.