French Great Exhibition Brass Skeleton Alarm Timepiece, c.1850
the 2 1/4 inch white Roman chapter ring signed Martin Baskett & Martin with central silvered alarm dial, 14 day silk thread suspension movement similarly signed and stamped Ms. Honorables Exp. Paris, Londres, all on oval ebonized base concealing alarm mechanism and under glass dome
domed height 11.25" — 28.6 cm.
Property from the private collection of Katrina Wilson, Toronto
Department: Decorative Arts