Silver, precious stones and agate antique table clock

Retailed by Dreyfous, Edouard Henry (French, active from c. 1880)

£9,500

This delicate table clock perfectly encapsulates the harmonious balance of Neoclassical art, with its symmetrical agate columns and soft colouring.

 

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Description

The clock features a curved agate base on four ormolu toupie feet, which supports two round and two square agate columns. Held by the columns is a silver mount, and between the columns the circular clock dial is suspended, featuring a gilt rim and black roman numerals with gilt detailing. The dial is signed 'E. DREYFOUS, To Their Majesties, FRANCE'. Above and below the dial is foliate crafted in silver and set with precious stones. The back is inscribed 'FRANCE', and bears the serial number 165853. The clock comes with a fitted travel case

Details

Artist / Maker
Retailed by Dreyfous, Edouard Henry (French, active from c. 1880)
Country of Origin
French
Date of Manufacture
c. 1900
Period
Early 20th Century
Style
Belle Époque
Material
Agate, Precious Stones, Silver
Colour
Cream, Metallic, Orange

Dimensions

Height
12 cm / 4.7 inches
Width
9 cm / 3.5 inches
Depth
3 cm / 1.2 inches

Reference:
013454a

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