FRENCH. A FINE AND RARE MOTHER-OF-PEARL, FROSTED ROCK CRYSTAL, ONYX AND DIAMOND-SET DESK TIMEPIECE CIRCA 1925

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Lot №: 85077
Estimate: $50,000 - 50,000
10 December 2014
Sold price
$93 750

Description

• circular nickel lever movement, 15 jewels • tinted mother-of-pearl dial, the foreground depicting an courtly scene of a female figure with a cup of wine and a crowned male figure, the background with two gazelles within a landscape, diamond-set Roman numerals and hands, work attributed to Vladimir Makovsky • the case composed of frosted glass, the cut corners heightened by diamond, feldspar and enamel-set fittings, upon stepped lapis lazuli feet, all upon a base composed of onyx and frosted rock crystal • case signed L. R.