Antique Single Hand Verge Fusee Easter Egg Clock for Catherine II of Russia 1778
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Antique Single Hand Verge Fusee Easter Egg Clock for Catherine II of Russia 1778:
Antique Single Hand Verge Fusee Easter Egg Clock for Catherine II of Russia 1778 Antique Single Hand Verge Fusee Easter Egg Clock for Catherine II of Russia 1778
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I am pleased to offer from my private collection this one of a kind antique French Verge Fusee single handed Mock Pendulum desk clock ,made for the Imperial Russian Court of Empress Cathrine II The Great.
The clock is in form of the gilt silver Easter Egg with the Russian crown on the top,which is hand engraved with the Cathrine II personal cypher EII,beneath the royal crown. The back side of the egg is engraved XB in Russian for "Christ is Risen".
The egg is engraved "S.P.B. 1778" (for St.Peterburg).
The egg is mounted on a gilt bronze (quill holder) stand with a beautiful sea monster.
The clock has a breathtaking huge Verge Fusee single handed movement with mock pendulum,fancy side hand engraved silver decoration,amazing large hand engraved silver balance cock,Egyptian pillars,silver regulator.
Single-handed movements are always wound through the hand's pivot where a central steel wheel under the dial transmits the power to another wheel on the worm gear shaft.
This unique movement was produced by the French watchmaster De Bourdainvilles a Paris.
The movement is huge-52mm in diameter,27mm thick.
Amazing hand engraved silver dial.
A matching key included.
It comes with an appraisal certificate for $25,000.00.
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