Rare Minute Repeating Enamelled Art Deco Clock


Signed   E Mathey Tissot & Co  - Switzerland  -  11 jewels   3 Adj.
Circa   1925
Dimensions [excluding base]   33 x 58 x 86 mm         

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A rare 20th Century Swiss minute repeating clock in a silver gilt and enamel art deco hump back case.  Nickelled rectangular eight day keywind movement with going barrel.  Nickelled platform, club foot lever escapement.  Plain cock with polished steel angled regulator, index on the back of the movement.  Compensation balance with blue steel overcoil hairspring.  Push button minute repeating on two polished steel gongs, polished steel hammers visible above the plate.  Arched bone dial painted with a rural scene, a Chinese lightweight sedan chair in the foreground.  Arabic numerals, diamond set gilt hands.  Rare geometric Art Deco silver gilt case decorated in blue, green and black enamel.  Hump back top with agate push button for the minute repeat. Hinged signed silver back, gilt interior.  Green malachite base.  Original tooled tan leather travelling case, two hinged doors.  Lined in cream silk the arched recess with a compartment for the key behind a folding partition.

A rare and attractive small table clock.  Mathey Tissot was founded in 1886 specialising in repeating watches.  The logo on the door features the outline of a repeating hammer to reflect this.