Lapidary and Bone-carving Art

Rock crystal clock

    Rock crystal clock

    Germany, Idar-Oberstein

    The 20th century

    Wild, Manfred

    Rock crystal, onyx, enamel, mother-of-pearl, gold; carving, polishing, enamel over guilloche, casting

    Height 7.6 cm

    Marks: gold alloy “750”


    Elegant miniature table clock with inset mother-of-pearl dial surrounded by yellow gold border. The chartreuse green guilloché enamel ground is offset by the optical clarity of the carved and polished rock crystal quartz frame, which rests atop a black onyx slab base, rimmed with yellow gold. Inset mother-of-pearl backing to movement.