Height

3. 33 inches.

Case

This rectangular timepiece rests on a rose quartz plinth, with turquoise floral enamel side panels which are centred by guilloché sky blue cartouche reserves with white enamel boarders and figures of cupid. The top panel is centred by a floral spray and moonstone repeat button.

Dial

The oval silvered dial has an engine turned centre which features blued steeled hands and black painted Arabic chapters.

Movement

This key wound timepiece has a single barrel movement with a gilt platform to the escapement with cut bi-metallic balance, and has a plunge minute-repeat on two gongs.

Duration

8 day.

Provenance

Christies, 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

Lever escapement.

Condition

Good condition.