A figural wall clock (Lobster) of French origin. -SOLD-
This French made wall clock is in excellent condition. The case is cast in bronze in the form of lobster. It is finished with a deep brown wash. This finish is original and in excellent condition having only very minor areas of wear. This is a applied to the case in order to simulate the coloring of a Lobster fresh out of the water. The details are excellent and finely made.
The dial is porcelain and features Arabic hour numerals. The center is fitted with a cast bronze medallion. It is decoratively formed. The hands have been decoratively formed. All of this is protected by a convex piece of glass that is trimmed with a beveled edge. This is fitted into a simple brass bezel that is hinged.
The circular shaped movement is complete and sound. It has been recently serviced. It is spring powered and fitted with a pendulum. It is designed to run eight days on a full wind and to strike the hour on a bell that is mounted inside the case.
This clock measures approximately 25 inches long, 18 inches wide and is 5 inches deep. It was made circa 1890.
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