The polychrome enamel anglaise riche case features split pearls on the friezes and pilasters. The glazed sides allow for viewing of the movement.
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.
A twin barrel movement with a silvered platform to the bi-metallic balance, and a striking and repeating alarm on the backplate.
Derek Roberts fine antique clocks and barometers, 1999.
Private English Collector.
Carriage clocks: their history and development by Allix and Bonnert.
Carriage and other travelling clocks by Derek Roberts.
A French gilt-brass carriage clock Circa Last quarter of the 19th Century
A beautiful French small gilt-brass and champlevé enamel striking carriage clock from the last quarter of the 19th century.