Lot 244: Large gem set Vienna clock

Large gem set Vienna clock
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Description:
Depicting Maidens at the well. The clock the bezel set with sapphires and topped with a lapis vase with gem set flowers standing on a lapis base with maidens on silver and enamel steps both pave set with sapphires and rubies holding jugs made from faceted amethysts the silver well underneath a enamel canopy supported by silver columns set with pearls emeralds and sapphires The back with polychrome enamels of large bird perched in enamel flowers the clock with 2 enamel birds in flowers in the manner of Ratzserdorpher Vienna c 1870
Country:
Austria
Dimensions:
Width: 17cm Depth: Height: 26cm
Circa:
1870
Condition:
Fine condition clock working
Low Estimate:  £12000
Hight Estimate:  £15000

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Large gem set Vienna clock
Large gem set Vienna clock