Mantel and Table Clocks

Table musical clock with hour chime

    Table musical clock with hour chime

    late 19th century

    Paul Buhre firm

    Black marble, steel, glass; brass; casting, carving, gilding, patination, engraving, mechanical works

    Height: 41 cm

    Inscription on the dial: “P. Buhre”


    Clock in a case made of black marble, on a profiled base with engraved gilded floral ornament, profiled cornice, with socle with bas-relief, on four carved supports. A dial with chapter ring with hours’ graduation with Roman numerals, minutes’ graduation, with two apertures with decorative bushings for starting the movement and clock chime, lever, two curly hands and inscription “P. Buhre” are on the front panel with carved border and gilded pattern, behind the door with faceted glass, in golden color bezel. The dial central part is made of gilded bronze with embossed foliage ornament. The reverse side of the case is covered with the lid with slotted ornament. The clock movement is pendulum, with eight-day winding, two spring engines and an hour striking on gong. The key is in the set.