Russian Metal Artworks

Table mechanical clock

    Table mechanical clock

    Russian Empire, Saint-Petersburg

    Late 19th century

    Paul Buhre firm

    Metal, enamel, glass; casting

    Height 28 cm

    Cyrillic inscription on the dial: “ПАВЕЛЪ БУРЕ / Невскiй проспект № 23. / С.ПЕТЕРБУРГЪ”


    Mechanical table clock in the Russian style, made in the form of large pentagonal-shaped padlock, suspended on arc, with kickstand foot. Round enamel dial is in the padlock center. The dial is white with black marks of hours’ scale and blue-finished steel hands. Two scales are on the dial – the minutes’ one is divided into 60 divisions and hours’ scale is with 12 divisions and Roman numerals. Key winded and hands’ adjustment.