A GERMAN SILVERED METAL, TORTOISESHELL, PEWTER AND GILT BRONZE CLOCK. Circa 1700. 22-1/8 inches high (56.2 cm). ...
22-1/8 inches high (56.2 cm)
The clock in the form of a Teller Uhr with shaped brown tortoiseshell veneer case inlaid with pewter arabesque and scroll decoration, mounted on ebonized rectangular base with pewter stringing, raised on four gilt bronze paw feet, the shaped silvered metal face with repoussé hunting scenes amidst arabesque decoration separating metal hour and minute rings.
Condition Report*:With cracking and loss to tortoiseshell, minor loss to inlaid silver commensurate with age. Heritage does not guarantee the working order of movement.
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