A wooden cased mantel clock
Wooden case with brass surround to face; ceramic face; brass mechanism
"S F / 14" (t.c. of face); "CHAS. FRODSHAM / CLOCK MAKER TO THE QUEEN" (on face); "PARI[S]" (b.c. of face but chipped); (CHAS FRODSHAM / CLOCK. MAKER. TO.THE. QUEEN / PARIS) (engr. on verso of mechanism); "21912 / 14" (serial number on mechanism b.c.); "19413 / B1153 / 9657 / 3962" (inscr. pencil on inside of back door)
A wooden cased mantel clock.The serial number 21921 and inscription "PARIS" on the face suggests this is in fact a French clock sold by Frodsham in London, perhaps as late as 1915. Unlike other Frodsham clocks in the Garrick it was not bought by the Club to furnish the new Club House in 1864.