Height

7cm

Case

Silvered bronze cariatides case addorsed Dolphin handle with foliate scrolls and female masks Limoges enamel panels with female figures emblematic of Art and Music in white and pale shades. signed on the base plate Cles Oudin 52 Palais Royal Paris 5396. Original travel box.

 

Dial

limoges dial with cupid writing in the book of love with Doves flying above, signed Chles Oudin Palais Royal Paris, gilt Roman chaptering and gilt hands.

Movement

Single train spring driven with balance.

Duration

7 days.

Provenance

Christies London July 2002

Private English Collector.

Comparative Literature

Carriage and other traveling clocks by Derek Roberts.

Carriage Clocks Their History and Developement By Alex and Bonnert.

Escapement

jewelled lever platform escapement, compensated balance