Important Wall Clock in Solid Silver - .950 silver - mid 19th century

Description
Important Wall Clock in Solid Silver - .950 silver - mid 19th century
Mechanical - 8 day movement - Not striking

Museum piece wall clock, made in France, around the mid 19th century.

Completely made in silver, excluding the case back, dial, hands and movement.

Hallmarked on the very top with the head of Minerva, used from 1838, silver grade is also indicated which is almost pure: 950/1000.

An important collector's item both for wall clocks and antique silver. Difficult to find on the market. Superb quality workmanship.

Measurements: 20.5 x 13.5 x 5.5 cm

Weight: 1,143 g

Overall in good condition (bearing in mind the item is approx. 150 years old). The mechanism is working, it is incorrect by about 5 minutes a day. The only small flaw is the dial which has three small chips.

Hallmarks, weight and flaws are highlighted within the last photos.

Sold with the winding key.

Insured shipping with tracking.

Lot details
Object
Important Wall Clock in Solid Silver
Material
.950 silver
Clock mechanism
Mechanical
Power Reserve
8 day movement
Striking
Not striking
Estimated Period
Mid 19th century
Country of Origin
France
Condition
Good condition - used with small signs of aging & blemishes
Weight
1143 g
Height
20.5 cm
Depth
5.5 cm
Width
13.5 cm
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