A very good quality mahogany bracket clock with fish scale sound frets to the front and side stood on brass ball feet with carrying handle.
The clock has a white enamel dial with the retailers name:-
Collingwood & Son
The movement is a German Winterhalder & Hofmeier ting tang which strikes the quarters, half hours and hours on two gongs.
The back plate is stamped with the makers name:-
Winterhalder & Hofmeier were considered the finest clockmakers in the Victorian era, they came from a family of clockmakers. They were based in Germany’s Black Forest region. The company was established in 1810 by Thomas Winterhalder, and was continued by his three sons Matthäus, Karl and Linus.
Thomas’ son Matthaus took over in 1830 and in 1850 Anton Hofmeier joined the company, who was himself a clockmaker and relative to the Winterhalder family. The company then became known as Winterhalder and Hofmeier.
Height - 15 inches
Width - 11 inches
Depth - 7 ½ inches
Circa - 1890