The table clocks are masterpieces of craftsmanship and in some cases, depending on the type, are even works of art. The craftsmanship of the best Maisons makes some small or large table clocks prove unique pieces, made with the highest attention to detail, embellished with exclusive elements such as inlays, crackle, precious stones and semi-precious gems, colored enamels, use of French Baccarat crystals to allow viewing of the mechanical and other finishes to create a unique jewel.
The table clocks are therefore only instruments for the measurement of time but decorative items for home or office that succeed with their elegance to create unique environments in which they are located and displayed. There are different models of table clocks that Cicala propose: the most classic and famous from which started the production of the design is called "Pendule pour officier". The meaning of the French term is "clock for officers." This name comes from the fact that Napoleon Bonaparte, tired just watching their officers always late; he felt the need to equip them with a clock that accompany them in military campaigns around Europe. To do this, Napoleon ordered several watchmakers to create a type of clock looking very strong, square shape, with white dial and topped with a strong grip. Among the most historically famous brands of desk watches are fashion house renowned as L'Epée founded by Auguste L'Epée in 1839. Today owning a watch The original Epée is owning a rare jewel as this factory has permanently closed its laboratories in 1990. The most classic of clocks is the famous "doucine original", made of brass to gold finish with indication of the hours, minutes, seconds and alarm clock.
TABLE CLOCKS - SELECTION
Cicala offers a selection of very fine table L’Epée watches where you can see many masterpieces with complications, extraordinary mechanical characteristics and unique aesthetic. Discover today the charm of the exclusive table watches offered for you by Cicala.