An extremely rare French 'pendule industrial' wind mill with automaton, barometer and two thermometers, circa 1880

An extremely rare French 'pendule industrial' wind mill with automaton, barometer and two thermometers, circa 1880

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Offered by Toebosch Antiques



An extremely rare French 'pendule industrial' wind mill with automaton, barometer and two thermometers, circa 1880 An extremely rare French 'pendule industrial' wind mill with automaton, barometer and two thermometers, circa 1880 An extremely rare French 'pendule industrial' wind mill with automaton, barometer and two thermometers, circa 1880 An extremely rare French 'pendule industrial' wind mill with automaton, barometer and two thermometers, circa 1880 An extremely rare French 'pendule industrial' wind mill with automaton, barometer and two thermometers, circa 1880

Case: brass, partly gilt, partly blued, black marble base, masoned wind mill, rotating wind mill vanes, hinged clock case, aneroid barometer, lateral thermometers with Reaumur and Fahrenheit units. Dial: silvered, radial Roman hours, gilt centre, blued hands. Movm.: circular full-plate movement, platform with ring balance and cylinder escapement.

An almost identical 'Pendule Industrial' is part of the permanent collection of the Palace Museum in Beijing and is illustrated in the exhibition catalogue p. 275 and in: Derek Roberts, 'Mystery, novelty and fantasy clocks', Atglen, Pennsylvania, United States, 1999, pp. 265 and 268.

Reference
100-424
Sizes
47 cm

Offered by

Toebosch Antiques

Kenaupark 29
2011 MR Haarlem
The Netherlands

+31 (0)6 53 211 641
+31 (0)6 53 211 641
http://www.toeboschantiques.com/

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