A very fine calendar strut timepiece.
The very well engraved gilt-brass case with ‘arch’ engraving to the front with hinged strut support, swivel foot and folding loop handle and captive winder to the rear; the florally engraved silvered dial with month calendar below and adjustable day column having Roman numerals and blued steel fleur de lys hands; the single train eight day duration spring barrel movement with lever escapement signed Thos. Cole London.
See ‘Thos. Cole & Victorian Clockmaking’ item 18 on page 78 for a similar example.
Case height 5 inches (13cms).