Height

3.5 inches to the top of the repeat button, case is 4 inches high.

Case

The 18 carat gold rectangular case has a circular engine turned decoration on all five sides and sits on a shaped agate plinth base. A cylindrical repeat button is displayed on the top of the case.

Dial

The white enamel decorated bezel features Arabic numerals and intricate minute and hour hands.

Movement

The movement of this timepiece is by Nocturne, 6070, repeating the hours and includes its original gilt key.

Duration

8 day.

Provenance

Bonhams, 2013.

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 platform escapement.

Condition

Good condition, travelling box rubbed in places.