Babbitt metal commemorative clock, 19th Century


Babbitt metal commemorative clock with gilt patina, upper-part representing emperor Napoleon 1 on his horse on a rocky embankment and bearing the inscription "Honneur au courage malheureux. Capitulation d'Ulm 17 8bre 1805". (Honor and courage to the unfortunate. The Capitumation of Ulm 17 October 1805.) Enameled dial-plate encircled by a floral garland. Resting on a base with inlaid decoration of an eagle and lightning bolts and an armed trophy, terminating by four feet, two of which with cannons.

Second-Half 19th Century

Height : 53 cm (20.8 in) – Width : 36 cm (14.1 in) - Depth : 13 cm (5.1 in).

Wear on the patina and gilt, missing the balance and attribute. Crack on dial-plate.

Provenance :

  • Items quantity:  1
  • Expertissim Reference: 2014060702
  • Note  : Please note that timekeeping accuracy has not been verified and Expertissim can not be held liable for any repair costs.