Mappin & Webb, 1925-1958
Two classic Art Deco timepieces from luxury makers Mappin & Webb:
An unusual geometric desk or mantel clock, circa 1925, made of two bands of black polished slate set within a silvered bronze frame, the square face with classic Art Deco numerals, 8-day mechanical movement and features a conforming, flat easel stand set to the back. The face marked MAPPIN & WEBB PARIS LONDON, MADE IN FRANCE.
Height overall: 9 inches (22 cm)
Price Code: ££
A beautiful quality Sterling silver cigarette or cigar box also by Mappin & Webb, the geometric-form box with engine-turned panels on each side is surmounted with an 8-day clock, with a gilded face and a red and white enamel surround, marked MAPPIN & WEBB PARIS-LONDON. The interior is cedar lined, and to one end, bears the maker’s marks and hallmarks for 1958. The box is complete with a fitted glazed calfskin presentation case.
Length: 7 inches (18 cm)
Price Code: £££
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