Height

8.25 inches.

Case

The shallow break-arch top has a delicate floral inlay below, with both the front and back corners being canted and brass inlaid. The glazed front door and side panels have a brass mould to the inner aspect and the case rests on brass ball feet. The back door has a silk backed brass fret.

Dial

Roman numerals sit on an engraved silver dial signed in the arch ‘Thwaites & Reed, London”.

Movement

Key wound timepiece with a single train fusee movement and a pull-quarter repeat.

Duration

8 day.

Provenance

Derek Roberts fine antique clocks, 2002.

Private English collector.

Comparative Literature

Carriage clocks: their history and development by Allix and Bonnert.

Carriage and other travelling clocks by Derek Roberts.

Escapement

‘Silent’ escapement.

Condition

Very good condition.