THE EAGLE 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 cockerel finial, the back painted on
enamel with a scene of Venus and Mars, mounted on a silver
winged eagle above a domed base decorated with painted
on enamel vignettes from classical mythology intersected
by applied enameled masks, winged cherub scroll feet.
Silver-gilt with black champleve radial Roman numerals,
the center and outer border with polychrome champleve
enamel scrolling foliage. Pierced gilt hands.
40 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.