The Billiard Room resembles an exclusive gentlemen's social club of the age and was known as the Bachelor's Wing in Biltmore House. This handsomeRidgeway Billiard Grandfather Clock bears the same name and design qualities and captures the magnificent aura of the Billiard Room. Constructed from select hardwoods and veneers featuring English walnut burl, the Billiard Grandfather clock stands poised in a dark caramel finish. The flat-top design of the Ridgeway Billiard Grandfather Clock, which incorporates an oversized round antique white and aged brass clock dial, will be a focal point in any living space for generations to come. An aged brass grandfather clock pendulum and matching weight shells highlight the mid case which can be softly illuminated to set the mood using Ridgeway's exclusive touch light three position lighting system. A sculpted rosette design found on the archway in the actual Biltmore House Billiard Room is captured by English walnut burl in the lower case. The stepped base with adjustable levelers firmly anchors this timeless design. Other fine details in this exquisite luxury grandfather clock include crystal-cut beveled glass throughout, a precision made solid brass German clock movement, and a personalized heirloom plate engraved with your name and special date. The Ridgeway Billiard Grandfather Clock features a classic cable driven clock movement, this German made brass Kieninger chime movement will keep time accurately and faithfully. This triple chime movement plays the charming Westminster, St Michaels and St Whittington Chimes -the classic Westminster Chimesas heard from London's famous Big Ben clock, the St. Michaels Chime which hung in a church steeple in Charleston, South Carolina in 1764 before being taken by the British during the Revolutionary War and Whittington Chimes that rang in the Church of St. Mary Le Bow in Cheapside, London in the 16th Century. This Billiard Grandfather Clock's movement also includes a convenient automatic nighttime chime silence option. The clock's door locks for added security, and adjustable floor levelers are located under all four corners to ensure the clock remains level on uneven surfaces or carpet. Also included with this Ridgeway grandfather clock is an exquisite brass heirloom plate which will be engraved by the Ridgeway Clock Company with your name and date - simply return the request card that will be enclosed with your clock. This American made Ridgeway Clock Company grandfather clock comes complete with a 2 year manufacturer's warranty on both parts and workmanship.