THE CAMEL PAINTED ON ENAMEL AND SILVER
Austrian, the movement Swiss. Made circa 1880.
Fine, Viennese, silver and painted on enamel table clock in
the baroque manner.
Silver, oval case with cherub finial, the back painted on
enamel with a scene of Apollo and Daphne, mounted on a
silver camel above a domed base decorated with painted on
enamel vignettes from classical mythology intersected by
applied enameled masks, winged cherub scroll feet.
Silver with black champleve radial Roman numerals,
the center and outer border with polychrome champleve
enamel scrolling foliage. Gilt hands.
30 mm., matte gilt, full plate, fusee and chain, verge
escapement with micrometric potence adjustment, three-
arm brass balance, flat balance spring, continental cock with
steel endplate, rack and pinion regulator.
DIM. 18.5 x 7 cm.