A French gilt bronze and cloisonné enamel four glass mantel clock retailed by P. Kierulff & Co., Peking<BR />first quarter 20th century
Lot 2310
A French gilt bronze and cloisonné enamel four glass mantel clock retailed by P. Kierulff & Co., Peking
first quarter 20th century
Sold for US$ 6,250 inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
Property of various owners
A French gilt bronze and cloisonné enamel four glass mantel clock
retailed by P. Kierulff & Co., Peking
first quarter 20th century
The enamel chapter with Roman numerals centering visible escapement inscribed P. Kierulff & Co., Peking, time and strike movement with Japy Freres pastille over MADE IN FRANCE, numbered 3642 4 11, housed within an upright rectangular case flanked by slender columns with spire finials, all on toupie feet.
height 14 1/2in; width 7 1/4in

Footnotes

  • P. Kierulff & Co. was established in 1874 and were "general storekeepers, silversmiths, jewelers, saddlers, drapers, outfitters, wine and provision merchants, and tourists' providers. A specialty is the manufacture of the Peking enamels, so greatly admired. "

    'Twentieth Century Impressions of Hong Kong, Shanghai, and other Treaty Ports of China', Arnold Wright Editor, Lloyd's Greater Britain Publishing Company, Ltd., 1908, pg 761.
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