Mantel clock "hussars" marble
The combination of noble materials, quality of execution, the complexity of the technology and the uniqueness of the model and the recognizable handwriting. This mastery of-the-art, artistically designed which allows the subject to function as an aesthetically valuable things. It's a perfect example of high art. Thin and precise plastic (sculptural) expressiveness of the images is achieved by manual chasing every detail. The figure of the hussar, items of clothing, weapons, the figure of the horse very realistic, creating a picture of dynamism. Used in product, black marble is one of the most presentable of varieties and in combination with the polished bronze creates a sense of sophistication and aesthetic perfection...
The watch is named after hussars (hung. Huszár) — lightly armed horsemen of the XV—XX centuries. In 1458 the Hungarian king Matthias Corvinus (Matthias Korsh) was ordered to form a new type of cavalry to participate in the wars with the Turks. This kind of militia was formed of the nobles. The hussars had to go every 20-th nobleman with 1/20 part of their armed men – and there was the word "hussar".
After the collapse of the Hungarian Kingdom in 1540 hussars began to spread through Europe, hussar troops began to appear in the armies of other countries.
In Russia, the hussars appeared during the reign of Mikhail Fedorovich Romanov and consisted of gerbovnik Germans and poles. About them was first mentioned in 1634. In the diary of Scot Gordon, taken by Peter the great in the service, tells about 3 hussar companies that participated in the Kozhukhovsky the campaign of 1694,
Material: bronze art casting and black marble in the Empire style.
Height 40 cm