Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, Mar 11, 2012

LOT 202

CHINOISERIE MANTEL CLOCK WITH PORCELAIN PANELS French. Made circa 1900. Fine, gilt brass and painted porcelain, 8-day going mantel clock in the Chinese taste. To be sold without reserve

CHF 7,000 - 9,000

USD 7,500 - 10,000 / EUR 5,800 - 7,500

Sold: CHF 5,000

C. Rectangular, gilt-brass scroll canopy and base with outswept feet, dog of Fo fi nial, four porcelain sides decorated with prunus blossom, a bird and butterfl ies on a gilt trellis and turquoise background. D. Porcelain decorated to match the case, painted gilt Roman numerals on royal blue cartouches, outer minute track. Gilt spade hands. M. Circular gilt brass, going barrel, straight-line lever escapement on a vertically mounted platform, monometallic balance, fl at balance spring, index regulator. Dim. 25 x 16 x 12 cm.

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Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3


Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-01


HANDS Original