4: Russian Faberge Inscribed Clock, C.1870
AN INTERESTING RUSSIAN COMPOSITE ORMOLU, AGATE AND MALACHITE CLOCK, INSCRIBED GUSTAV FABERGE, CIRCA 1870. The circular steeped gilded base on ball feet with agate insert supporting an agate seal-type central stem mounted with a gilt bezel frame embellished with malachite cabochons and holding the timepiece displaying a silver matted center and painted Roman chapters. Verso of timepiece set with a miniature carved scene depicting St. Tikhon of Kaluga with glass cover. Base engraved "Gustav Faberge Grande Morskey St. Petersburg 661215". Height 8.25 inches (21 cm).