A small French Louis XVI rack timepiece, Mosbrucker, circa 1770

A small French Louis XVI rack timepiece, Mosbrucker, circa 1770

Price: € 11500

Offered by Gude & Meis Antique Clocks



A small French Louis XVI rack timepiece, Mosbrucker, circa 1770 A small French Louis XVI rack timepiece, Mosbrucker, circa 1770 A small French Louis XVI rack timepiece, Mosbrucker, circa 1770 A small French Louis XVI rack timepiece, Mosbrucker, circa 1770 A small French Louis XVI rack timepiece, Mosbrucker, circa 1770 A small French Louis XVI rack timepiece, Mosbrucker, circa 1770 A small French Louis XVI rack timepiece, Mosbrucker, circa 1770 A small French Louis XVI rack timepiece, Mosbrucker, circa 1770 A small French Louis XVI rack timepiece, Mosbrucker, circa 1770 A small French Louis XVI rack timepiece, Mosbrucker, circa 1770

30-hour movement, marble and brass case

4.5-cm enamel dial with Roman numerals signed Mosbrucker A Saverne, fine foliate pierced brass hands, gilt bezel shaped as sunflower leaves, 30-hour movement with verge escapement, standing barrel engaging with the rack, placed on a moulded base on a black marble plinth on brass feet.

By pushing the movement down along the rack, one winds the clock. While running the movement slowly rises until it reaches the top.

Antoine Mosbrucker is recorded working as clockmaker in Saverne in 1780. Tardy, Dictionnaire des horlogers Français, pp. 477.

Signature
Mosbrucker A Saverne
Reference
300-83
Sizes
31.5 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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