Stock No.

Exhibit No.5


The silver hinged case with ring pendant and a pierced central band, engraved with branches and flowers. The body holding the bell inside and the back with ring turned shutters for each train, engraved with C for clock (strike), W for watch (going) and L for Larum (alarm) all centred by a finely engraved Tudor rose. Outer case lacking.


The silver dial engraved to the outer edge with decorated demi-lunes, the chapter with Roman numerals, half-hour marks and quarter division ring and blued steel poker hand. #e Arabic central alarm disc, pierced and engraved with flowers centred by a Tudor rose overlaying a gilt ground, with heart-shaped alarm hand in blued steel.


The gilt-brass three train movement with plates held by five Egyptian split pillars, screwed foliate cock engraved with a dolphin, two-arm steel balance, pre-hairspring, worm and wheel set-up with silver rosette engraved Arabic dial and blued-steel mounts. #e silver Tudor rose engraved countwheel, blued steel gate, striking barrel pierced and engraved with foliage. The backplate signed Johannes Bayes Londini.

Hour striking controlled by a Tudor rose decorated silver countwheel


24 hours


The Time Museum, Rockford, Illinois, USA, inventory no.60;
Sotheby’s New York, 19 June 2002, lot 7, sold for £10,157;
John C Taylor collection, inventory no.98


Verge with plain steel balance wheel and floral pierced cock fixed with a screw


59 mm diameter