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Antique Victorian Gothic Brass Skeleton Timepiece

A mid 19th century, Victorian, Gothic brass skeleton timepiece with rosewood plinth and glass dome. The single fusee movement with anchor escapement of eight day duration, with five & spoke wheel work throughout (six spoke to the escape wheel). The circular dial retaining the original gilding and painted roman numerals with signs of wear to some numerals. The shaped plates with six turned pillars, brass bob pendulum retains the knurled locking nut for transportation.

Timepiece dimensions

Height 11″ (28cm)

Width 5 1/2″ (12cm)

Depth 4″ (10cm)


Circa 1840