Height

7 inches with the handle, or 5.25 inches without.

Case

This fine florally engraved timepiece has an earlier style of corniche case, with three Sevres porcelain panels each which have a boarder of ‘beau bleu’ and pictures which are set within jewelled gilt boarders.

Dial

The dial depicts a scene of a couple on a bridge with flowers and birds above with each panel depicting a different scene. The gilt hands are set upon the dial stylised with Roman numerals.

Movement

The movement strikes and repeats on a gong.

Duration

8 day.

Provenance

Derek Roberts fine antique clocks and barometers, 1995.

Private English collector.

Comparative Literature

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

Carriage and other travelling clocks by Derek Roberts.

Condition

Very good condition.