Height

7.5 inches with the handle, or 5.75 without the handle.

Case

The Angliase Riche case has fluted silvered columns with gilt capitals, canted front corners, and a silvered centred handle.

Dial

Silver spade hands and white numerals are set on a black background with gilt decoration of the main dial. The top corners of the dial are surrounded by floral decoration. Either side of the alarm features brightly coloured mythological birds. The side panel appears to show a man serenading a woman featured on the opposite panel.

Movement

A key wound timepiece.

Duration

8 day.

Provenance

Derek Roberts fine antique clocks, 1997.

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, travelling box rubbed in places.