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English Rare York Minster Skeleton Clock by J. Smith & Sons of Clerkenwell

A wonderful English skeleton clock fashioned after the iconic York Minster Cathedral. Expertly crafted by celebrated clockmaker J. Smith & Sons of Clerkenwell. This exceptional eight-day timepiece keeps the time with a two-train, chain-driven fusée movement; striking the hour and half-hour on a tuned gong and bell. The time is displayed on a pierced, silvered, and engraved 7 1/2″ chapter ring with blued steel maltese hands. Presented upon a velvet-covered plinth and wood base beneath a hand-blown glass dome. Further, this intriguing timepiece bears a complete restoration and a one-year warranty. The skeleton clock is infinitely captivating for both beauty and mechanical mastery.

23 1/2″H x 19″W x 9″D  Overall

21″H x 12″W x 6″D  Clock

Circa 1875

SKU: BSCH 63 $12,800 Inquire
If you would like to purchase this item or learn more about it, please click on the Inquire link above or phone the Renaissance Showroom at 805-688-1976, open seven days a week from 10 to 6.
  • English
  • J. Smith & Sons of Clerkenwell
  • Skeleton Clock of York Minster Cathedral Form
  • Two-train Chain-driven Fusée Eight-day Movement
  • Gong and Bell Strike at the Hour and Half-hour
  • 23 1/2″H x 19″W x 9″D Overall
  • 21″H x 12″W x 6″D Clock
  • Restored, One-year Warranty
  • Circa 1875