AN ASSEMBLED THREE PIECE SILVER, ENAMEL, HARDSTONE, PEARL, AND GEM-SET BARNYARD CLOCK GARNITURE, PROBABLY HANAU, LATE 19TH CENTURY
AN ASSEMBLED THREE PIECE SILVER, ENAMEL, HARDSTONE, PEARL, AND GEM-SET BARNYARD CLOCK GARNITURE, PROBABLY HANAU, LATE 19TH CENTURY
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AN ASSEMBLED THREE PIECE SILVER, ENAMEL, HARDSTONE, PEARL, AND GEM-SET BARNYARD CLOCK GARNITURE, PROBABLY HANAU, LATE 19TH CENTURY

Estimate: 8,000 - 10,000 USD

AN ASSEMBLED THREE PIECE SILVER, ENAMEL, HARDSTONE, PEARL, AND GEM-SET BARNYARD CLOCK GARNITURE, PROBABLY HANAU, LATE 19TH CENTURY

Estimate: 8,000 - 10,000 USD

Lot Details

Description

AN ASSEMBLED THREE PIECE SILVER, ENAMEL, HARDSTONE, PEARL, AND GEM-SET BARNYARD CLOCK GARNITURE, PROBABLY HANAU, LATE 19TH CENTURY


comprising a central tower clock on an enameled base and mounted with chickens set with rubies, sapphires, and seed pearls and enameled climbing ivy with pearls, the clock face with green beryl surround; a chicken coop with similar gem-set chickens on an enameled and lapis lazuli base; and a group of swimming ducks and ducklings on a lapis base with enameled lilypad and cattail border

marked on bases with crowned fleur-de-lis, compare with the marks of Wolf & Knell and GR Unter Krone

height 6⅛ in.

15.5 cm

Condition Report

All with some minor enamel losses. Several of the chickens lacking a few gems. 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.

STYLE: Furniture, Silver, Ceramics
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