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Bradley Howard Miller Mantel Clock
Bradley Howard Miller Mantel Clock
Published: 2015/11/18
Channel: House of Clocks
Build a Mantle Clock
Build a Mantle Clock
Published: 2015/03/15
Channel: The ShavingWood Workshop
My Mantel Clock Collection.
My Mantel Clock Collection.
Published: 2014/12/30
Channel: Tkrtomm
Mantel Clock
Mantel Clock
Published: 2014/05/23
Channel: Built by Bill
1930s Mantle Clock Westminster Chimes
1930s Mantle Clock Westminster Chimes
Published: 2010/04/27
Channel: stillfindingmyway
Seth Thomas Antique Mantel Clock # 113 Movement - Westminster Chimes, Striking 11 O
Seth Thomas Antique Mantel Clock # 113 Movement - Westminster Chimes, Striking 11 O'Clock.mov
Published: 2012/05/25
Channel: sharkyfeeman
A Mission Mantel Clock
A Mission Mantel Clock
Published: 2015/07/18
Channel: Steve Lindsley
French China Mantel Clock, ca. 1900 | Palm Springs Hour 2 | Preview
French China Mantel Clock, ca. 1900 | Palm Springs Hour 2 | Preview
Published: 2017/02/23
Channel: Antiques Roadshow PBS
Howard Miller Presidential Collection 613-559 Webster Mantel Clock Triple Chime
Howard Miller Presidential Collection 613-559 Webster Mantel Clock Triple Chime
Published: 2016/07/21
Channel: Tkrtomm
Westminster Melody - Chimes Mantel Clock - Relógio Carrilhão de Mesa (Marca Silco)
Westminster Melody - Chimes Mantel Clock - Relógio Carrilhão de Mesa (Marca Silco)
Published: 2009/08/10
Channel: arqimp
Synchronizing a Seth Thomas Mantel Clock
Synchronizing a Seth Thomas Mantel Clock
Published: 2009/05/01
Channel: Bill Stoddard
Setting up your Antique mantle clock - Pocket full of time - 281-755-4377
Setting up your Antique mantle clock - Pocket full of time - 281-755-4377
Published: 2013/09/27
Channel: Pocket Full of Time
FFR mantel clock with four different chimes
FFR mantel clock with four different chimes
Published: 2011/04/25
Channel: TommyWylie
Demo of HOWARD MILLER TRIPLE CHIME  MANTLE CLOCK MODEL #4998
Demo of HOWARD MILLER TRIPLE CHIME MANTLE CLOCK MODEL #4998
Published: 2015/01/27
Channel: John Dinse
Bulova Collins Majestic Triple Chime Key-Wound mantel clock
Bulova Collins Majestic Triple Chime Key-Wound mantel clock
Published: 2012/08/16
Channel: stormchasingk9
Walnut Mantle Clock
Walnut Mantle Clock
Published: 2015/03/13
Channel: Woodworking Maniak
Seiko QXJ008BLH Mantel Clock
Seiko QXJ008BLH Mantel Clock
Published: 2012/03/27
Channel: Nick Simaku
Junghans Mantel Clock Repair, 160 W1032810 Franklin Model Preview
Junghans Mantel Clock Repair, 160 W1032810 Franklin Model Preview
Published: 2012/09/23
Channel: Al Takatsch
Session Mantel Clocks
Session Mantel Clocks
Published: 2014/04/03
Channel: Gary Tweed
Junghans Kaminuhr Mantel Clock
Junghans Kaminuhr Mantel Clock
Published: 2016/09/10
Channel: vintage watches
Antique Session Gingerbread Mantel Clock
Antique Session Gingerbread Mantel Clock
Published: 2014/07/21
Channel: hidnriver2012
Seth Thomas Westminster Chime Legacy 8-day bracket mantel clock
Seth Thomas Westminster Chime Legacy 8-day bracket mantel clock
Published: 2014/08/14
Channel: The Roosterax
Hermle 21153-i90340 Chiming Mantel Clock
Hermle 21153-i90340 Chiming Mantel Clock
Published: 2009/12/21
Channel: Bill Stoddard
Winding the AMS mantle clock is easy.
Winding the AMS mantle clock is easy.
Published: 2013/02/22
Channel: John Alexander Berry
Junghans Mantle Clock with Westminster Chimes
Junghans Mantle Clock with Westminster Chimes
Published: 2012/03/19
Channel: Macsantiques
Antique Old Kienzle WESTMINSTER WHITTINGTON  Mantle  Mantel Clock Key & Pendulum
Antique Old Kienzle WESTMINSTER WHITTINGTON Mantle Mantel Clock Key & Pendulum
Published: 2015/10/28
Channel: Samar Elhajj
The Mantel Clock - Part 5
The Mantel Clock - Part 5
Published: 2015/04/02
Channel: Ron Calverley
Antique Restored Ingraham Mantel Clock Chiming
Antique Restored Ingraham Mantel Clock Chiming
Published: 2016/12/31
Channel: mentalyentl
Rhythm clocks mantel clock review
Rhythm clocks mantel clock review
Published: 2014/09/19
Channel: gallagher123123
Vintage Sessions Column Mantle Clock Antique
Vintage Sessions Column Mantle Clock Antique
Published: 2016/01/31
Channel: Dustin Barkley
Vintage Dutch Clock Wuba Warmink bracket mantle shelf mantel clock moonphase
Vintage Dutch Clock Wuba Warmink bracket mantle shelf mantel clock moonphase
Published: 2013/11/14
Channel: Real Dutch Antique
Make A Mantel Clock
Make A Mantel Clock
Published: 2016/09/22
Channel: Liberty Woodworking
Seth Thomas Black Adamantine Mantel Clock
Seth Thomas Black Adamantine Mantel Clock
Published: 2013/06/07
Channel: Quiet Storm
westminster mantel clock seiko japan
westminster mantel clock seiko japan
Published: 2012/03/21
Channel: resphonia
French Vintage Old Antique Slate Mantel  Mantle  Clock  & Key Pendulum See Video
French Vintage Old Antique Slate Mantel Mantle Clock & Key Pendulum See Video
Published: 2016/11/10
Channel: Samar Elhajj
Repairing T
Repairing T's Gilbert Mantel Clock Movement
Published: 2017/02/24
Channel: dperry428
How to Clean An Old Black Mantel Clock Case
How to Clean An Old Black Mantel Clock Case
Published: 2016/02/21
Channel: UsedClockParts.com
Vintage Antique Old  American Ansonia  Mantle / Mantel clock With Key  See Video
Vintage Antique Old American Ansonia Mantle / Mantel clock With Key See Video
Published: 2013/11/20
Channel: Samar Elhajj
SMITHS WESTMINSTER CHIME MANTLE CLOCK
SMITHS WESTMINSTER CHIME MANTLE CLOCK
Published: 2013/09/29
Channel: sodaclublad
ridgeway mantle clock
ridgeway mantle clock
Published: 2012/07/04
Channel: Tyler Mcdaniel
Winding the mantle clock
Winding the mantle clock
Published: 2016/02/17
Channel: Dalton Lane
Vintage Linden Mantel Clock With Triple Chime
Vintage Linden Mantel Clock With Triple Chime
Published: 2016/05/11
Channel: UsedClockParts.com
Mantle Clock
Mantle Clock
Published: 2013/02/02
Channel: Steven Applegate
Seth Thomas Tambour Mantel Clock - Westminster Chime
Seth Thomas Tambour Mantel Clock - Westminster Chime
Published: 2013/03/15
Channel: 4secondhandtime
Gufa Triple-Chime Mantel Clock
Gufa Triple-Chime Mantel Clock
Published: 2015/07/12
Channel: glisses7
Hermle westminster keywound mantel clock
Hermle westminster keywound mantel clock
Published: 2015/09/13
Channel: theclockdepot
1927 Ingraham Mantle Clock Movement
1927 Ingraham Mantle Clock Movement
Published: 2013/01/13
Channel: mikefr24
Howard Miller Battery-Operated Dual-Chime Mantle Clock Westminster
Howard Miller Battery-Operated Dual-Chime Mantle Clock Westminster
Published: 2013/02/10
Channel: Thomas Cordle
Welby Antique Mantel Clock
Welby Antique Mantel Clock
Published: 2012/05/12
Channel: Lois O'Brien
Antique Vintage  Old Napoleon Mantel  /  Mantle  Clock key & Pendulum See Video
Antique Vintage Old Napoleon Mantel / Mantle Clock key & Pendulum See Video
Published: 2015/11/12
Channel: Samar Elhajj
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Mantel clock (around 1800) by Julien Béliard, Paris, maître horloger recorded on the rue Saint-Benôit and rue Pavée in 1777, still active in 1817, or Julien-Antoine Béliard, maître horloger in 1786, recorded on the rue de Hurepoix, 1787–1806.
A Seth Thomas American tambour-style mantel clock, dating to around 1930.

Mantel clocks—or shelf clocks—are relatively small house clocks traditionally placed on the shelf, or mantel, above the fireplace. The form, first developed in France in the 1750s, can be distinguished from earlier chamber clocks of similar size due to a lack of carrying handles.

These clocks are often highly ornate, decorative works. They are most frequently constructed from any combination of ormolu, porcelain, and wood. One of the most common and valued types of mantel clocks are the French Empire-style timepieces.

Simon Willard's shelf clock (half clock, Massachusetts shelf clock) was a relatively economical clock which was produced by the celebrated Simon Willard's Roxbury Street workshop, in Boston, Massachusetts, around the first decades of the 19th century. Right after inventing the banjo clock, Simon Willard brought the design further, designing the similar Massachusetts shelf clock which was related to the traditional bracket clocks. Simon's new creation ran for eight days.

Specifications[edit]

In contrast to wall clocks, whose movements were attached to the back board, the shelf clock had its movement supported by a seat board. In the 1790s in Boston, Simon Willard began selling other standardized shelf clocks. Indeed, it looked like a standard tall clock whose hood and base were directly conjoined and whose body was missing. These models included both a second hand and a calendar dial.

Georgian era[edit]

Simon Willard's shelf clocks were weight-driven and some models had an extended base for the weight so they achieved a one-week running period. Also, they had a pinwheel escapement. Their strike mechanism was the rack and snail. The pendulum length could be adjusted through a hole in the clock face at the 12 o'clock position, so it was not necessary to open the case.

Victorian decorative arts[edit]

Some later shelf clocks featured two artistically finished glass tablets which were beside the circular dial. The whole clock was mounted on lion paws. Willard's shelf clocks were produced until the 1830s. The Willard Brothers revolutionized the clock manufacturing by both labor division and using multiple previously molded parts. However, it is commonly accepted that historically their clocks were not definitively popular. Instead, Eli Terry popularized the clock ownership among common American people. Nowadays, Simon Willard's clocks are recognized as American masterpieces. As such, they are avidly sought by both antiquarians and museums. A Simon Willard clock in perfect condition can be purchased for anywhere from $50,000 up to $250,000.

Edwardian[edit]

Carriage clock

In popular culture[edit]

An animated figure of a mantel clock, "Cogsworth", is a character in Disney's films, Beauty and the Beast (1991; animated) and Beauty and the Beast (2017; live action/CGI).

See also[edit]

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