4 July 2007
A French small gilt and silvered brass and rouge griotte marble eight day revolving compendium timepiece with barometer and compass
Retailed by Jules Jurgensen, Copenhagen. Circa 1890
On ratcheted socle, the front applied with a plaque inscribed JULES JURGENSEN COPENHAGEN, with white enamel dials to either side, for time with Roman and Arabic chapters and for aneroid barometer, a compass to the top, the single barrel movement with bimetallic lever balance
7¾ in. (19.5 cm.) high
Contact Client Service
New York +1 212 636 2000
London +44 (0)20 7839 9060
Asia +852 2760 1766
Derek Roberts, Mystery, Novelty and Fantasy Clocks, Schiffer, 1999, p.259, fig.22-13.
No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 15% will be added to the buyer's premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.
Ahead of Christie's inaugural European Paintings auction on 31 October, Arne Everwijn discusses Courbet’s radical nudes
Christie’s Islamic Art specialist Xavier Fournier explains all you need to know about these exquisite embroidered panels