A L'EMERAUDE "THE AGES OF LIFE" CLOCK
WITH LIMOGES STYLE PAINTED ENAMEL DIAL
A l'Emeraude, Lausanne, Swiss, No. 11568, Ref. 1652, the enamel
dial signed "Albin". Made circa 1925.
Fine, 8-day going, gilt brass and marble desk clock with Limogesstyle
hand-painted on enamel dial.
Gilt-brass, oval with fluted lobed frame, the back with 11
screws, foliate supports, rectangular red and white veined marble
Lobed, royal blue chapter ring with gold paillon radial Roman
numerals, painted on enamel in the Limoges style with a 16th century-
style scene of two couples representing youth and old age in a
landscape, gilded highlights. Gilt-brass foliate pierced hands.
19''', nickel, 15 jewels, straight line lever escapement, cut bimetallic
compensation balance, blued steel Breguet balance spring,