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Burmantofts Faience Mantle Clock with Sphinx

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A rare Burmantofts Faience mantel clock of tall tapering rectangular form, cast in low relief with a heron wading in a river, with panels of tall flowering stems, the top surmounted with a Sphinx. The clock is glazed in red. The clock is model number 1434 and has impressed and incised marks to the base. The clock movement does not have a key and has not been tested but appears in good condition. Literature: Jason Wigglesworth Burmantofts Faience A Compendium of Design, private press, page 57 for a comparable clock illustrated, glazed turquoise blue. Burmantofts Pottery Bradford Art Galleries & Museum, page 51 catalogue number 55 for a comparable example. Provenance: From an extensive and important single owner private collection.
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  • Dimensions:
    Height: 13.39 in (34 cm)Width: 8.67 in (22 cm)Depth: 4.73 in (12 cm)
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  • Date of Manufacture:
    circa 1882-1904
  • Condition:
    In excellent condition, a few superficial scratches around the clock face housing.
  • Seller Location:
    Bishop's Stortford, GB
  • Reference Number:
    Seller: DACL1706231stDibs: LU132828444713

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