Mantel and Table Clocks

Striking locomotive automaton mantel clock

    Striking locomotive automaton mantel clock


    circa 1900

    Derek Roberts

    Brass, marble, glass; gilding, silvering, patination

    44.5 х 47 cm


    Brass and silvered eight-day striking locomotive automaton clock. White enamel dial is mounted into the cabin with Arabic chapter ring, with aneroid barometer set into the boiler; the thermometer and compass to the funnel, the movement with twin barrels, platform lever escapement and strike on bell, inscribed "3920" and "R", with replaced automaton movement, on black marble plinth.