RICHARD WEBSTER, London c1860

A good nineteenth century travelling clock in a rosewood five glass case with a gilt brass ornate carrying handle. 

The single fusée movement with chain drive and maintaining power has eight day duration.   The substantial platform lever escapement has a compensated bi-metallic balance wheel.
The white enamel dial with roman numerals is signed R Webster Cornhill London and this is repeated to the back plate which includes the serial number 14018. 

Richard Webster worked in London between 1857 and 1881.  He was the descendent of William Webster who was a journeyman from Thomas Tompion and who first established the Webster business in 1711.

Height, excluding handle: 9 in (23 cm)

Clockmaker: RICHARD WEBSTER, London
Circa: 1860
Stock Number: 3980
Height: 9 inches (23 cm.)