A miniature Swiss silver and shagreen table timepiece, circa 1900
The silver and shagreen case
The case is throughout covered by shagreen and is surmounted by a silver mount with a flambeau and quiver among garlands. On the concave sides is mounted at the front a silver ‘fountain’ and on the sides oval garlands. The whole is mounted on a break front white marble plinth.
The 2.8-cm enamel dial has Arabic numerals and gilt spade hands.
The spring driven movement has a duration of a week.