English Art Nouveau / Arts and Crafts copper cased 8 day movement mantle clock with stylised repoussé design and three ruskin type ceramic cabochons, by noted manufacturer William Tonks & Sons (stamped marks); c1905. Approx. 11.5" high.
Soulmate Countdown - Lovely stories. And to think, mine would have been on a strange day, still in my teens, trying out something new in a bar I'd never heard of, in a city I'd never been to, full of people I'd never met. As my clock ticked down it could have been any one of those brightly-dressed characters, laughing and gesticulating in large, friendly swoops.