VULLIAMY No. 1083, London, c1830

  VULLIAMY No. 1083, London, c1830

A fine and small regency library timepiece, the brass inlaid rosewood case with stepped chamfered pediment stands on brass bun feet.

The single train chain fusée movement has an anchor escapement, high count train and rise and fall regulation.  The back plate is signed and numbered 1083. 

The arched brass and silvered dial has roman numerals and the lower section is beautifully engraved with foliate scrolls.  The dial is signed Vulliamy, London.

Benjamin Lewis Vulliamy was born in 1780; he was Free of Clockmakers Company in 1809 and was recognised as one of the most eminent makers of the period.  He was given the Royal Warrant and, as clockmaker to the King, made many fine clocks for George IV.  Windsor Castle and Buckingham Palace, amongst many royal houses, include a great number of Vulliamy’s clocks.  He was also patronised by the aristocracy. 

Clockmaker: VULLIAMY No.1083, London
Circa: c1830
Stock Number: 4124
Height: 8 inches (20 cm.)