6 December 2006
An Austrian style marble and gilt-brass weight-driven skeleton timepiece
The narrow white enamel Arabic chapter ring with blued steel hands, two wheel train with central great wheel with demi-lune crossings, the collet screwed to the barrel with block and tackle suspended brass-cased weight wound via a spring loaded ratchet system, the dead beat escapement with large polished steel pallets, knife-edge suspension, the short-duration movement supported on two white marble columns above a circular veined green marble base, under glass dome; double glass rod pendulum, brass weight
24½ in. (54.5 cm.) high, excluding pendulum
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Derek Roberts, Continental and American Skeleton Clocks, Schiffer, 1989, pp.148-157.
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