AN IMPRESSIVE SILVER-MOUNTED MARBLE MANTEL CLOCK, OVCHINNIKOV, MOSCOW, 1875
modelled as two bogatyrs with an array of weaponry, standing next to a rock carved of marble, the clock face designed as a hung shield, struck throughout with P.Ovchinnikov under the Imperial warrant and maker's mark P.O in Cyrillic, 84 standard
height 49cm, 19¼in.
Overall in very good condition.One sword detached from the stone.
The marble back made of several pieces, with the joints visible at the back.
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A similar marble clock decorated with silver bogatyrs was sold Christie's New York, 23 October 2000, lot 65.