A rare French Y-framed ‘great-wheel’ skeleton clock with balance wheel, ca. 1800.
Attractive layout with the inverted Y-frame, great wheel, with large central sweep hands, ormolu bezel and ornaments to the base. A skeleton clock time piece with finely cut wheelwork, pin wheel escapement, second beat balance wheel, an 8 day movement. The appreciation for this type of clock corresponds with the visualized technical innovations.
It is possible to get a glass dome. HxWxD: 39x22x11 cm. Price € 14.500,--
“Continental and American Skeleton Clocks” by Derek Roberts. page 62, 80.
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