A sub miniature French Art Deco travel clock, Tonnel Paris, circa 1920
The 1.8-cm gilt dial has Roman numerals and is signed for the retailer Tonnel Paris. The ‘spade’ hands are made of blued steel.
The gilt movement has a spring barrel with fixed winding and is of eight day duration. It is being regulated by a Swiss anchor escapement in combination with a bi-metallic balance.
The rectangular case is made of imitation tortoiseshell and has a door to the back. The top is inscribed with a monogram YG. The clock still has its original presentation case.