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Desk Clock by Carl Fabergé

Enamel, coloured golds, daimonds and silver gilt

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Faberge Clock Lilac Enamel 2 High Res

An unusual coloured gold mounted and enamelled desk clock by Carl Fabergé,

designed to lie flat on a desk , of octagonal form, enamelled translucent lilac over a sunburst guillochage, the eight sections divided by finely chased sprigs of laurel suspended from laurel festoons tied wit hred gold ribbons and secured with rose diamonds, the top centred by a circular opaque white enamel dial with painted black enamel Arabic numerals and openwork gold hands, encircled by a bezel of gold laurels, edged with silver gilt tied reeds and stood on four gadrooned bun feet

 

Fabergé, Moscow,  1896-1903, inventory number: 26063

9.3 cm  across