Mantel and Table Clocks

Half hour striking mantel clock

    Half hour striking mantel clock

    Russian Empire / France


    Paul Buhre firm, Japy Frères & Cie

    Malachite, brass, enamel, steel, glass; polishing, vermeiling, mechanical works, mosaic

    32.6 x 26.2 x 12.5 cm

    On the mechanism mounting plate: on the mark in oval “PAUL BUHRE ST.PETERSBOURG”, “5823”.“BREVĖTE / SGDG”, on round mark: “JAPY FRĖRES & Cie EXP GDE MED.D'HONN”, “48”, scrawled “13194


    Clock in cylindrical case is mounted in rectangular stela with concave vertical ribs on the front side, on protruding profiled base, revetted with malachite in mosaic technique. White enamel dial with radial Roman numerals for hours’ designation, minutes’ divisions, aperture for pin clockwork adjustment, with two apertures for winding the clock and the clock strike and two black hands is behind goldish-colored door with bevelled convex glass. The case rear case is closed with flat glass door with facet. The clock movement is pendulum, with two spring engines, hour and half hour striking upon bell, inscriptions, numbers and marks on the rear mounting plate.