Case

The case consists of six blond tortoise shell panels, with the front panel featuring decorated silver floral corner mounts. Small versions of such mounts are found on the rear of the case. The repeat button, situated at the top of the case, is matched by the four milled bun feet on which the case rests.

Dial

The gilt and silvered dial is signed “George Edwards & Sons, Buchanan St. Glasgow” and surrounded by a rococco style silver bezel.

Movement

French 8 day movement gong striking the hours and the half hours and repeating at will.

Duration

8 day.

Provenance

Gavin Douglas fine antiques LTD, 2003.

Private English collector.

Comparative Literature

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

Carriage and other travelling clocks by Derek Roberts.

Condition

Good condition, slightly rubbed.