6.25 inches with the handle, or 5 inches without.
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.
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.
This key wound carriage clock strikes and repeats on a gong.
Derek Roberts fine antique clocks and barometers, 1996.
Private English collector.
Carriage clocks: their history and development by Allix and Bonnert.
Carriage and other travelling clocks by Derek Roberts.
Very good condition.
Porcelain panelled carriage clock by Drocourt Circa 1870
A fine pink porcelain Drocourt timepiece with an engraved gilded case.