8 inches with the handle, or 6.5 without.
The top of the case is covered with champlevé enamel which extends to the four Corinthian columns and the base. The timepiece is surmounted by a handle of Greek key design, the centre of which is fluted and gilded, and the ends of which are decorated with enamelwork.
Both the Roman numeral main dial and the Arabic numeral alarm dial have a champlevé enamel mask, and are set upon shaped white plates which are laid on a pale blue/grey background. The centre of each dial displays further decoration.
The movement strikes and repeats on a gong.
Derek Roberts fine antique clocks and barometers, 1995.
Private English collector.
Carriage clocks: their history and development by Allix and Bonnert.
Carriage and other travelling clocks by Derek Roberts.
Very good condition.
French champlevé enamel timepiece Circa 1890
A fine French champlevé enamel carriage clock in an anglaise riche case.