George Jamison, Charing Cross, London, England, c. 1800. Movement net
18"h x 8"diameter, overall with base 22"h x 10.5"diameter.
Two plane anchor escapement with divided lift, i.e. the two pallets are in
different planes relative to each other. One half second pendulum with
engraved silvered Earth globe as the bob. Rack and
pinion striking on the hour. Two train chain fusee, with Harrison
maintaining power, eight day duration. Silvered chapter rings and fire gilt
ormolu decorations and
Below are two other clocks of similar design, probably one or both were
the ones referred to by Albert Odmark in his comments. Both are signed
examples and of identical design. While the current clock, third photo, is
generally accepted as being by the same maker, there are subtle differences
in the profile of the tripod feet and pillar turnings as well as the size of
the hour bell.