Pair of Regency Giltwood Wall Sconces, ca 1820
Brass Carriage Clock by Charles Frodsham & Co
This brass carriage clock known as the “Pompadour” by Charles Frodsham & Co has a white enamel dial with the chapters painted in Roman numerals.
The enamel dial is masked by a pierced fretwork design in lacquered brass. It has an 8-day movement which would have been hand-built by the Company’s craftsmen.
All in good condition with no chips or cracks to the bevelled crystal glass side and top panels.
It has subsequently been cleaned and keeps very good time. Original key present.
Charles Frodsham & Co Ltd is the longest continuously trading firm of watch, clock and chronometer manufacturers in the world, and are synonymous with precision timekeeping instruments of the highest quality.
This Pompadour Carriage Clock was named after Madame de Pompadour, celebrated mistress of Louis XV of France. A clock of this same style was
reputed to have had pride or place in her Boudoir.