Height

7.5 inches with handle, or 5.75 without.

Case

The finely engraved canellee case bears nearly all of its original gilding. The strike work is mounted on the backplate where there is a further bell in the base for the alarm. The glass top, back and side panels allow for viewing of the movement.

Dial

The white enamelled dial signed by Vrard employs Roman numerals, has a centre sweep seconds hand, and a large subsidiary dial for the alarm.

Movement

The movement strikes and repeats on a bell.

Duration

8 day.

Provenance

Derek Roberts fine antique clocks and barometers, 1997.

Private English collector.

Comparative Literature

Carriage clocks: their history and development by Allix and Bonnert.

Carriage and other travelling clocks by Derek Roberts.

Condition

Very good condition.