Height

4.5 inches.

Case

The polychrome enamel anglaise riche case features split pearls on the friezes and pilasters. The glazed sides allow for viewing of the movement.

Dial

The gilt Roman dial sits within a split pearl bezel and has pierced blued hour and minute hands with a sweeping centre seconds hand. Both the main and alarm dial are covered in a polychrome enamel mask.

Movement

A twin barrel movement with a silvered platform to the bi-metallic balance, and a striking and repeating alarm on the backplate.

Duration

8 day.

Provenance

Derek Roberts fine antique clocks and barometers, 1999.

Private English Collector.

Comparative Literature

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

Carriage and other travelling clocks by Derek Roberts.

Escapement

Lever escapement.

Condition

Good condition.