Seller: cgfclocks (1.894) 100%, Location: GB, Ships to: GB & many other countries, Item: 381754498165 Outstanding Oak & Ormolu Victorian Bracket / Mantel Clock 'Ting Tang' Quarter Striking Movement Winterhalder & Hoffmeier PLEASE VIEW OUR LARGE EBAY SHOP BY CLICKING ON : IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO VIEW THIS CLOCK OR HAVE ANY QUESTIONS PLEASE CALL US ON 01829 733028 DESCRIPTION: This truly is a stunning Victorian Oak Bracket / mantel clock. The case incorporates some incredible ormolu detailing and is finished off with five lovely brass finials. This is a superb clock made by the renowned makers Winterhalder & Hofmeier, GERMANY. A lovely feature is that the movement is lovely being quarter striking with a 'ting tang' strike. If you are looking for an exquisite clock, this one will surly fit the bill. The arched door opens to access the dial which is in perfect condition. The dial is a work of art in it's own right. The dial is brass and has a separate chapter ring which is beautifully etched with Roman Numerals with small Arabic numerals above, between the numerals is further beautifully etched. To the four corners and to the arch is adorned with lovely detailed spandrels and it is finished with a super pair of shaped fingers. To the arch is another dial to regulate the clock namely the 'FAST/SLOW' The door is flanked by lovely ormolu detailing with a maidens head, again the attention to detail is outstanding. The clock is finished with five wonderful finials. The clock is raised on pretty decorative scroll feet. To the sides are lovely beautifully detailed fretted brass panels lined in red fabric. There is a lovely brass fretted door to the rear lined in fabric, the door is complete with a lock but there is no key. The case is in lovely condition, and has a lovely rich patina and is a lovely rich honey colour. It is very difficult to convey through photographs the level of fantastic workmanship which has gone into this clock. But as you will note from the photographs there are fine detailing which set the clock of wonderfully. The clock has recently been serviced and as such is happily ticking away and keeping good time. The clock chimes one 'ting tang' on the quarter past, two 'ting tangs' on the half past and three 'ting tangs' on the quarter to. Finally it then strikes the hours on the hour. The movement is access via a door to the rear this has a lovely fretted panel which is lined in fabric. The movement is stamped with with the 'W & H Sch 2' which is the trademark for the renowned makers Winterhalder & Hofmeier, GERMANY who made high quality clocks mainly for the English market. In addition this clock comes complete with it's winding key and pendulum. DIMENSIONS The approximate dimensions are: - 11 inches wide (28 cm) across feet. - 7.5 inches (19 cm) deep across feet. - 15.5 inches (39.5 cm) high. AGE: The clock dates to circa 1880. CONDITION: The case is in lovely condition as can be seen from the photographs just as with any antiques, minor marks commensurate with age and careful use. The clock has recently been serviced so the movement is happily ticking and striking away and keeping good time. This exquisite Victorian Bracket clock really is wonderful and it will grace any room where it is placed, so happy bidding. If you have time please check out my other items! Payment: Please ensure payment is made within 2 days of the end of the auction and collection is made within 14 days. Payment methods listed. For collection in person, cash on collection. Please email any other questions before bidding and only bid if you are serious about buying. Unless prior arrangements have been made all items to be collected within 14 days. Postage: POSTAGE IS TO ENGLAND WALES AND PARTS OF SCOTLAND, EXCLUDING THE HIGHLANDS AND ISLANDS. Please note that there is a surcharge of £10 for delivery to: The Highlands and Islands of Scotland Postcodes IV, HS, KA27-28, KW, PA20-49, PA60-78, PH17-26, PH30-44, PH49-50, ZE and also Northern Island, Isle of Man and Isles of Scilly. Postcodes BT, IM, TR21-25. Ref : bracket clock a61 Please do not hesitate to contact us with any questions on 01829 733028. Condition: The case is in lovely condition as can be seen from the photographs. The case is in lovely condition as can be seen from the photographs just as with any antiques, minor marks commensurate with age and careful use. The clock has recently been serviced so the movement is happily ticking and striking away and keeping good time.