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    Sale 5343

    Christie's Interiors

    8 January 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 317

    A French eight day timepiece automaton lighthouse with barometer and twin thermometers

    CIRCA 1890

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A French eight day timepiece automaton lighthouse with barometer and twin thermometers
    Circa 1890
    The time and barometer dials with silvered chapter rings, single barrel movement with replaced platform lever escapement and numbered 4256, the moving light with thermometers to each side, with independent single barrel automaton movement in the base; two winding keys
    18 1/4in. (46.5cm.) high


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