ARNOLD & STEINWACHS "VUE SUR LES ALPS"
H. Arnold & Steinwachs, Genève, No. 57189, the
movement by Eterna. Made circa 1910.
Very fine and very rare, 8-day going, silver, painted on
enamel and ivory desk clock.
Rectangular, the front, sides and flared base decorated
with translucent aquamarine guilloché enamel painted
with flowers in white and pale blue enamel, the front set
with a finely painted on enamel alpine scene below the
dial, back door decorated with engine-turned lines.
Oval ivory painted with two cupids holding a flower
garland amongst clouds, Arabic numerals, outer minute
divisions. Rose-cut diamond-set pierced hands.
18''', frosted gilt, half plate, 15 jewels, straight-line
lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance
with three adjustments, Breguet balance spring, index