1900 Vever Beautiful Gold Art Nouveau Travel Clock

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The clock in satin-finish 18ct yellow gold with detailed repoussé and chasing work in the Art Nouveau style depicting contrasting motifs all symbolic of day or night. The front with an owls head forming the top beneath which the dial is set, the plain white face with black hands and Arabic numerals, beneath this two cockerel heads are positioned back to back with heads tilted up and beaks open as if mid crow. One side is decorated with a shining sun amongst clouds whilst the other has a crescent moon and clouds, the back with a single sunflower on long stem above three elegantly drooping poppies symbolising sleep and dreaming, in fitted case.

Art Nouveau, circa 1900

18ct yellow gold with French assay marks, makers signature and marks, the inside back cover further engraved with name and address of Vever. Movement numbered 105392.

5.5 cm tall at centre, 2.5 cm wide across the dial

Details

  • Creator
    Henri Vever
  • Of the Period
    Art Nouveau
  • Date of Manufacture
    circa 1900
  • Weight
    121.00g
  • Dealer Location
    London, United Kingdom
  • Number of Items
    1
  • Reference Number
    LU521361543
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