The caddy top with four finials over a balustrade sound fret and freestanding Corinthian columns set to each corner on plinths, inlaid all over with fine engraved brass foliate fretwork. On a shaped apron and cast feet.
The sides set with finely pierced and engraved brass sound frets against faded silk panels, the 8.5 inch arched brass dial with applied Roman chapter ring with an Arabic minute band and finely pierced gilt brass hands, on a velvet ground with levers for 'chime/silent' and '8 bells/4 bells' and an applied mount below.
The substantial triple chain fusee movement with anchor escapement striking the hours on a large coiled gong and chiming the quarters on a run of bells, with engraved backplate (sold together with the original nameplate for the retailer Arnold and Lewis, Manchester).
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