Porcelain Clock Unsigned

Ref No 692

A very fine late 18th century Swiss black marble and biscuit porcelain clock with verge escapement. Unsigned.

Price: £7,750.00

The black marble case in the form of a pillar base has engine turned gilded brass decoration, a fine bezel and feet.

There is a biscuit porcelain figure of Minerva (goddess of handicrafts) on top.

The 4 ¼” porcelain dial has Arabic numerals and finely cut gilded hands. The beautifully made 4- pillar movement has verge escapement and strikes the hours on a bell via a countwheel and the ¼’s on 2 bells.

This very fine Swiss clock is not signed. The makers of this and similar clocks were made for high-end European retailers, who quite often would put their own names on.

Height: 18 1/2″ (48cms)
Width: 8 1/2″ (21cms)
Depth: 5 3/4″ (15cms)

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