4 July 2007
A French brass and red marble striking and repeating eight day inkwell compendium clock with calendar, barometer, thermometer and compass
Margaine, Paris. Circa 1880
The front with dished pen tray and with covered pots for ink and powder, the dial with plain gilt mask to white enamel Roman and Arabic chapter disc, signed on a plaque below Margaine/Paris, flanked by day of week and date discs, with thermometer mounted on a set square, a barometer inset into a wheel and a compass into a nut, the twin barrels movement with platform lever escapement and strike on gong
13¾ in. (35 cm.) wide
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