A small German polychrome striking and alarm wall clock, circa 1860
5.5-cm enamel dial with Roman numerals and polychrome porcelain surround adorned with flowers, blued steel Breguet hands and brass alarm disc, 30-hour weight driven movement with anchor escapement, countwheel half hour striking and alarm on a bell, wooden case marked J.M.
This lovely small clock was made in the tradition of the Sorg clocks which were made a few decades earlier. This example is smaller than most of its contemporaries. It was fully overhauled an runs and strikes perfectly.