Height

6.25 inches with the handle, or 5 inches without.

Case

The beautifully chased and engraved case has an oval top glass which allows for viewing of the lever escapement. The porcelain panels have a light pink boarder which holds a band of gilding decorated with pearls. The back of the case is engraved with Drocourt’s stamp, 13320.

Dial

The dial consists of blued steel spade hands and black roman numerals. This is set against a background of the sky in a farmhouse scene.

Movement

This key wound carriage clock strikes and repeats on a gong.

Duration

8 day.

Provenance

Derek Roberts fine antique clocks and barometers, 1996.

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

Very good condition.