Burmantofts Faience Mantle Clock with Sphinx

Burmantofts Faience Mantle Clock with Sphinx

Code: DACL170623


W: 22cm (8.7")H: 34cm (13.4")D: 12cm (4.7")

£1,640.00 Approx $2070.71, €1911.42

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.

Origin : England
Maker : Burmantofts Pottery
Manufacture Date : Circa 1882-1904
Materials : Pottery