French Belle Époque green nephrite carriage clock mounted with gold
French, c. 1900
Height 14.5cm, width 9cm, depth 7.5cm
This charming carriage clock is crafted from nephrite and gold. The rectangular case of the clock is carved from green nephrite, with the front face centred with a circular enamel dial set behind glass and within a pierced gold bezel. Each corner of the case is adorned with a pierced foliate gold mount, while the top is adorned with an engraved loop handle. The clock is raised on four gold ball feet.