• The Manolo March Collection Fr auction at Christies

    Sale 7817

    The Manolo March Collection From Son Galcerán, Mallorca

    28 - 29 October 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 639

    A FRENCH LARGE BRASS STRIKING FOUR-GLASS MANTEL CLOCK WITH PERPETUAL CALENDAR AND MOONPHASE

    CIRCA 1880

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    A FRENCH LARGE BRASS STRIKING FOUR-GLASS MANTEL CLOCK WITH PERPETUAL CALENDAR AND MOONPHASE
    CIRCA 1880
    CASE: with bevelled glasses and foliate engraved dial mask
    DIALS: the white enamel time dial with visible jewelled Brocot escapement to recessed centre, blued steel Breguet hands; the calendrical dial with outer month and solar equation ring, the recessed centre with moonphase, day of week, date and leap year dials; blued steel hands
    MOVEMENT: the twin barrels movement with rack strike on gong, with rear-mounted calendar advancing cam to calendrical work below; twin jar mercury pendulum
    17 in. (43 cm.) high, 9½ in. (24 cm.) wide, 7 in. (18 cm.) deep


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