Tree of Knowledge Clock, ca. 1930
This clock combines strong lapidary skills in the lapis rams and water centered by a mosaic created by Vladimir Makovsky, a Russian émigré in Paris, who worked in mixed mother-of-pearl, rock crystal, and hardstones, which he also used for panels set into cigarette and vanity cases.
It is credited
Lent by Siegelson, New York.
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Its dimensions are
H x W x D: 17.8 × 5.1 × 16.5 cm (7 in. × 2 in. × 6 1/2 in.)
This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition The Jazz Age: American Style in the 1920s.