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.
Roman numerals sit on an engraved silver dial signed in the arch ‘Thwaites & Reed, London”.
Key wound timepiece with a single train fusee movement and a pull-quarter repeat.
Derek Roberts fine antique clocks, 2002.
Private English collector.
Carriage clocks: their history and development by Allix and Bonnert.
Carriage and other travelling clocks by Derek Roberts.
Very good condition.
Pull repeat timepiece by Thwaites & Reed Circa 1830
A delightfully small mantel clock with a pull-quarter repeat by Thwaites & Reed, London.