A small French Louis XVI style Oeil de Boeuf clock and Aneroid barometer, around 1840

A small French Louis XVI style Oeil de Boeuf clock and Aneroid barometer, around 1840

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Offered by Cor van der Heijden Antique Clocks



A small French Louis XVI style Oeil de Boeuf clock and Aneroid barometer, around 1840 A small French Louis XVI style Oeil de Boeuf clock and Aneroid barometer, around 1840 A small French Louis XVI style Oeil de Boeuf clock and Aneroid barometer, around 1840 A small French Louis XVI style Oeil de Boeuf clock and Aneroid barometer, around 1840

A small French Louis XVI style Oeil de Boeuf clock and Aneroid barometer signed 'Hazebroucq à Paris'

A small French Louis XVI style Oeil de Boeuf clock and Aneroid barometer signed 'Hazebroucq à Paris'

Dial

The 9 cm diameter enamelled dial has Arabic numerals and is signed Hazebroucg Paris 23 Rue de la Paix 23 The fire-gilded brass fleur-de-lys hands are pierced and engraved.

Movement

The timepiece is powered by a barrel and has a running time of eight days. It is regulated by an anchor escapement in combination with a balance

Barometer

The aneroid barometer. With this instrument, the air pressure can be measured without using mercury or any other liquid. In addition, this instrument is much more resistant to shock and tilt than mercury barometers. The degree of accuracy is very high.

Housing

The fire-gilded and blued bronze case is decorated by cast and gilded bows on the bottom and top, surrounded by a pearl rim. This is crowned by a floral wreath serving as a hanging eye. The cases of the clock and the barometer are identical.

 

Origin
France, Paris
Period
around 1840
Material
Bronze, Gilded bronze, mercury, enamel
Signature
Hazebroucq à Paris
Reference
100-60
Sizes
16 x 10 x 6 cm

Offered by

Cor van der Heijden Antique Clocks

't Hofke 28
5374 HE Schaijk
The Netherlands

+31(0)6 51 169 169
http://www.clocksantique.nl

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