A. Hof, Geneva, 58499.
A very rare early 20th century enamel, silver, ivory and marble annular dial mystery clock by the firm Alfred Hof of Geneva. The detailed circular polychrome enameled case depicts several jesters entertaining well-dressed women on the shores of Lake Geneva and has a beaded silver edge above and an acanthus leaf edge below. The whole stands on four decorative animal feet that are mounted to a variegated green octagonal marble base with a molded edge. The original green leather case is included.
This piece is illustrated in Robert’s ‘Mystery Novelty and Fantasy Clocks’, Pg. 86, Fig. 8-7.
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