A rare French mantel clock with orrery, circa 1860

A rare French mantel clock with orrery, circa 1860

Price: € 29000

Offered by Gude & Meis Antique Clocks



A rare French mantel clock with orrery, circa 1860 A rare French mantel clock with orrery, circa 1860 A rare French mantel clock with orrery, circa 1860 A rare French mantel clock with orrery, circa 1860 A rare French mantel clock with orrery, circa 1860 A rare French mantel clock with orrery, circa 1860

8-day movement connected to the orrery, black marble case.

8.7-cm enamel chapter ring with Roman numerals and blued trefoil hands, recessed enamel centre with the visible Brocot escapement of the 8-day spring driven movement with rack half hour striking on a bell, connected to the orrery of the Sun and Mercury and Earth and the moon under a dome, fitted on a Greek style chalice with a year calendar engraved in the rim, with gilt handles and a turned foot, on a fluted column case with volutes to the sides, shaped base on a velvet covered wooden plinth.

Reference
300-77
Sizes
60 x 34 x 24 cm

Offered by

Gude & Meis Antique Clocks

Nieuwe Spiegelstraat 60
1017DH Amsterdam
The Netherlands

+31 (0)20 6129742
http://www.gudemeis.com/

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