A GERMAN HARDSTONE, GOLD, AND GEM-SET FROG CLOCK, MANFRED WILD, IDAR-OBERSTEIN, 20TH CENTURY
the naturally surfaced agate boulder topped by a carved polychrome jasper frog with cabochon tourmaline eyes and gold cattails, all on a banded blue agate base with applied gold rim, one side contains a battery operated clock behind rock crystal, Roman numerals and a cabochon moonstone indicate the minutes and hours
the base signed M. Wild, the gold base rim marked 750
diameter 7¼ in.
The boulder with two drilled holes near frog for additional gold plants, now missing. Otherwise good condition. Watch mechanism untested.
In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion.
NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.