Watkin Owen Llanrwst Clock Circa 1785-90 . ( Unseen )
This 1st period 13 inch white dial is a beautiful example of a dial made for Watkin Owen by the Birmingham dial maker James Wilson . His colours are bright and eye-catching and his use of floral corner panels and birds of pardise brings a certain elegance to the piece . This works being a 5 pillar movement which Watkin Owen is world renowned for incorporate an interlocking lifting mechanism which shows the quality of aWatkin Owen piece . The strike is hourly on the bell its tone being pitch perfect . This clock is in perfect working order we go through all our works from top to bottom in our workshops here at Snowdonia Antiques they are all serviced and come with our full guarantee .