Rhodonite, silver, enamel, emeralds, sapphires
Overall: 29 x 14.6 cm (11 7/16 x 5 3/4 in.)
The India Early Minshall Collection 1966.477
The Kremlin tower, which this clock resembles, has a secret well and an underground tunnel that leads to the Moscow River.
This vibrantly decorated clock likely resembles the Taynitskaya Tower, the middle tower on the south side of the Kremlin. The House of Fabergé specifically created this work to commemorate the 300th anniversary of the Romanov Dynasty. Additionally, this clock represents the ways in which Fabergé balanced the functionality of objects with intricate decorative design.
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