A CHINESE SILVER, ENAMEL, AND JADE DRAGON CLOCK, 20TH CENTURY
the dragon with detachable head and carrying a detachable urn mounted with a clock with enamel dial, the back cover mounted with a carved jade panel, the urn cover also with carved jade finial, all on a wood stand
marked on base of urn SILVER
height overall 14¼ in.
The head with losses to enamel around the mouth, eyebrows, forehead, and neck. The filigree collar around neck also with significant losses. The rest of the piece with enamel largely in tact and only occasional minor losses. The back cover with hinge not tight. The glass cover for dial loose. The wood base with some of the varnish rubbed.
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