Item NMC/1809 - Silver mantle clock

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Silver mantle clock


  • 1976 (Creation)

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Mackintosh inspired mantel clock made from silver with square face in mother of pearl with clock hands and 12 markers in gold coloured metal. Glass cover which is chipped at the edge and loose from housing. Clock supported on silver block columns with silk decorative panels on the front in pink, green, yellow and blue geometric pattern. All housed in wooden carriage box with label identifying the maker, Helen M C Fedries. Possibly created as a prize piece for the Johnson Matthey sponsored student competition.

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Helen McFedries was a student at GSoA in the 1970s. She won the Johnson Matthey Silver Award in 1976.

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Silver.  Wooden box.

Dimensions: 130 x 208 x 212 mm (box)

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