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(See Derek Roberts, 'British Skeleton Clocks' pages 173-177 for photographs of similar clocks and a further history of Edwards)
Although made by Edwards this clock is signed for the clockmaker Dumville of Stockport who would've 'bought-in' this piece to retail. There were a number of clockmakers named Dumville working in Stockport at the time of this clocks manufacture, all seemingly the sons of the maker John who died in 1797, The retailer of this particular example, Nathaniel Dumville, was a well-known clokmaker in his own right and was known to have been working in Hillgate, Stockport from circa 1828 until at least 1841.
|Height||13.00 inch||(33.02 cm)|