A fine quality ‘8-day’ duration quality movement wall clock with wood rod pendulum. White painted dial signed Brock, 21 George Street, London
The movement with good sized brass plated and fine quality wheel work.
Wood rod pendulum with fancy design and single brass weight.
Fine quality mahogany cabinet with glazed front door and side windows.
James Brock (1826-1893) was Edward Dent’s foreman and oversaw the construction of the ‘Big Ben’ clock for the Houses of Parliament, Westminster.
He probably left Dent’s in 1855 to take over the business of his father, who died in that year. This is one of the clocks he made after he did so.