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An attractive French gilt brass cloisonne enamel travel clock, circa 1880


The dial

The 6.3-cm gilt dial has Roman numerals and blued steel spade hands. It is fitted in a silvered mask.

The movement

The movement is driven by two spring barrels and has a duration of eight days. It is regulated by an anchor escapement in combination with a balance. Tthe backplate is inscribed French Make and W.M. & Co. in an oval. The clock strikes the hours and half hours on a gong by means of rack striking.

The case

The arched gilt brass case is adorned on all sides, except the back, with polychrome champleve enamel inlay displaying foliate scrolls and flowers. A gilt ornament with oak leaf and an oval cartouche is fitted in the tympanum. There are pilasters on all corners and the whole is placed on a stepped plinth.


(Height) 19 cm (Width) 13 cm (Depth) 9.5 cm
(Height) 7.5 in (Width) 5.1 in (Depth) 3.7 in


€ 9.750


W.M. & Co.

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