Stunning Porcelain 8 day clock
The Victoria & Albert Museum Marie-Antoinette Clock Fine Porcelain Wind-up with Key This is an absolutely fabulous decorative 8 day mantle clock. It is reminiscent of the lovely baroque style and is known as a Marie-Antoinette clock. It was made for the Victoria & Albert Museum ( V&A ). It is made of fine porcelain and is a cobalt blue in colour. It has 22ct Gold decorations and 60 Austrian crystals surrounding the brass bezel . As you can see, the detail is simply exquisite! The dial is pearl like with Roman numerals, outer segmented minute ring and signs of the Zodiac surrounding the edge.The clock measures 15" tall and 6 1/4" wide by 4" deep at the base. The high quality of this 8 day movement is designed by the German clockmaker, Franz Hermle. The clock chimes at the hour and half hour mark with a nice clean strike on two bells. The movement is in very good condition and working order, and this clock comes with its wind-up key.There is a screw at the back you can adjust the regulator and timing if required The bottom of the base of the clock has the V&A logo and is marked "Marie-Antoinette Clock".
8 day Porcelain V&A Marie Antoinette Colbalt blue Clock (Auction ID: 195323, End Time : Sep. 22, 2010 21:50:46) - Okbidnow Auction Site