"CA", France, Movement, Rare French Table Clock with Arcane Time Display

"CA", France, Movement, Rare French Table Clock with Arcane Time Display

Price: € 9500

Offered by Toebosch Antiques



"CA", France, Movement, Rare French Table Clock with Arcane Time Display "CA", France, Movement, Rare French Table Clock with Arcane Time Display "CA", France, Movement, Rare French Table Clock with Arcane Time Display "CA", France, Movement, Rare French Table Clock with Arcane Time Display

"CA"  France, Movement A Very rare French table clock with arcane time display , Tortoise as a hand. Case: wood, octagonal base on six gilded bun feet with outwardly dished walls to imitate a sculpted stone base, Vernis Martin, partly framed in gold; very finely painted with "en grisaille" scenes of working putti representing the four seasons, alternating with painted musical instruments and flower bouquets. On the top finely painted rose decor.
Dial: applied silvered pewter dish with engraved and inlaid radial Romain numerals, three - dimensional turtle indicating the time.
Movement: square solid brass movement, 1barrel for going train, key wind, solid movement pillars, platform with club tooth lever escapement, screw compensation balance, applied large five- arm hour wheel with screwed on circular magnet disc. 
"Mysterious clock" - no one could understand how the clock worked. 
Reference
100-640
Sizes
13.5 x 29.5 x 29.5 cm

Offered by

Toebosch Antiques

Nieuwe Spiegelstraat 68-3
1017 DH Amsterdam
The Netherlands

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

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