Mantel Clock by Geo Tarratt Leicester
French mantel clock standing on brass bun feet with beautiful raised Chinoiserie decoration on an ebonised ground. Cast brass bezel, silvered dial with Roman numerals signed ‘Geo. Tarratt, Leicester’. Eight day French movement. C.1890
‘Watchmakers and clockmakers of the world’ by Brian Loomes lists George Tarratt as working in Market Street, Leicester late nineteenth century.