VULLIAMY No. 382, London c1802

  VULLIAMY No. 382, London c1802

A George III ormolu and jaspar mounted marble timepiece with Royal provenance.

This fine timepiece was purchased by William Henry, Duke of Gloucester, brother of King George III, who was born November 1743 and buried in St George’s Chapel, Windsor in 1805.

The high quality, 8-day duration fusee timepiece has a half dead beat escapement and is complete with the original numbered pendulum.  There is rise and fall regulation and the white marble case is mounted to the front and sides with mauve and white circular Wedgwood jaspar panels depicting clasical figures.

Benjamin Vulliamy, son of Justin Vulliamy, the founder of this eminent family of clockmakers, was born in 1747.  He was admitted to the Freedom of the Clockmakers’ Company 1781-1820 and was Royal Clockmaker to George III. 

Provenance:  The Duke of Gloucester, brother of King George III

Clockmaker: VULLIAMY No. 382, London
Circa: 1802
Stock Number: 3877
Height: 10.5 inches (27 cm.)