• Important Early European Furni auction at Christies

    Sale 7764

    Important Early European Furniture, Sculpture & Tapestries

    5 November 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 352

    A SWISS SILVER AND LAPIS LAZULI EIGHT DAY TIMEPIECE MANTEL CLOCK WITH ALARM

    LOOPING, SWITZERLAND, 20TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A SWISS SILVER AND LAPIS LAZULI EIGHT DAY TIMEPIECE MANTEL CLOCK WITH ALARM
    LOOPING, SWITZERLAND, 20TH CENTURY
    The circular case supported on the tail of a dolphin being ridden a naked boy, the whole raised on a lapis lazuli plinth, the white painted dial signed 'LOOPING/ANTIMAGNETIC/ALARM/8 DAYS', painted black hands, the movement with going barrels for time and alarm trains and monometallic balance to jeweled lever escapement
    4½ in. (11 cm.) high; 2 1/3 in. (6 cm.) wide; 2 1/3 in. (6 cm.) deep


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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A EUROPEAN COLLECTOR
    (LOTS 300-385)