Fine and unusual desk timepiece of Retour d'Egypt or Egyptian Revival in gilt and silvered bronze.

Fine and unusual antique desk timepiece of Retour d'Egypt or Egyptian Revival style in gilt and silvered bronze on a griotte marble base. The timepiece with silvered dial and blued steel hands of Breguet form is set in a drum case set upon a column of silvered and gilt bronze with hieroglyphics. The top of the drum is mounted with a gilt and bronze figure of a Pharoah and arounf the drum itself are further hieroglyphics. To each side of the clock is a gilt and silvered bronze winged sphinx facing outwards, very well cast and finished. The movement is of 8 day duration with a platform escapement. France circa 1890. 7.5 inches high by 6 inches wide by 3.375 inches deep ( 18.75 cm by 15 cm by 8.44 cm).

Stock Number: 5347

Price: £2,250

Availability: In Stock

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