Lot 358: Victorian Rosewood Barraud & Lunds Table Clock, ci
November 26, 2016
Falmouth, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: Victorian Rosewood (possibly simulated)Barraud & Lunds Table Clock, circa 1840. The four pillar fusee movement (Engraved BARRAUD & LUNDS CORNHILL LONDON 3102) and 4.5 x 4 inch rectangular silvered brass Roman numeral dial signed Barraud & Lunds, Cornhill, London, 3102 to centre, the spandrels engraved with delicate foliate scrolls and with blued steel hands, on skirt base with pad feet, 26cm (10.25ins) high.Original Matching Numbered Keys. Paul Philip Barraud is recorded in Baillie, G.H. Watchmakers & Clockmakers of the World as becoming a Liveryman of the Clockmakers Company in 1796 and appointed Master in 1810. He is listed as a fine watch and chronometer maker who worked in partnership with W. Howells and G. Jamisen for making Mudges timekeepers. He had two sons; Frederick Joseph (worked 1806-25) and John (worked from 1813), with whom he formed a partnership in 1811 which lasted until his death in 1820. The firm was continued by his son taking John Richard Lund into partnership in 1838. The business was finally wound up in 1925.