Height

4 inches, including the cupid finial.

Case

The case stands on dainty feet with an engraved dome top holding a silvered bell and a miniature cupid. Each side of the case portrays different stories of the centrally engraved woman.

Dial

The oval silver dial centre is engraved with a woman viewing herself in her mirror, surrounded by methodological creatures.

Movement

A key wound timepiece.

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.

Escapement

Lever escapement.

Condition

Good condition, rubbed in places.