A French rouge marble and ormolu striking mystery clock with conical pendulum
A French rouge marble and ormolu striking mystery clock with conical pendulum

FARCOT & LAURENT, NO.64121. CIRCA 1880

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A French rouge marble and ormolu striking mystery clock with conical pendulum
Farcot & Laurent, No.64121. Circa 1880
The female figure signed on the base Laurent scpt. and suspending the conical pendulum with steel and brass rod and blue enamel painted bob, the dial with black marble chapter ring applied with brass numerals, the eight day twin barrel movement with cranked arm driving the pendulum above, countwheel strike on bell to back plate with Brevet stamp and numbered 64121; winding key
36. 1/2in. (92.5 cm.) high
Literature
Illustrated, Derek Roberts, Mystery, Novelty and Fantasy Clocks, Schiffer, Pennsylvania, 1999, p.126, fig.10-6.
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