c. 1885 Monumental Gilt-Bronze, Silvered and White Marble Annular Dial Clock.

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c. 1885 Monumental Gilt-Bronze, Silvered and White Marble Annular Dial Clock.
Inv. #: f35
Description:

This massive gilt-bronze, silvered and white marble annular dial clock features Urania, the muse of astronomy.

Dial:

She indicates the time on the single multipiece annular ring which rotates in the silvered and star studded sphere.

Movement:

Housed in the sphere is the eight-day time-only movement with a balance wheel escapement. The top half of the sphere is removed to wind and regulate the clock.

Notes:

This clock is surprisingly large and impressive when viewed in person. The original by Lepaute is in Le Chateau de Fontainebleau and is pictured in their catalogue.

Size: Height: 27 in.
Retail Price: $ 28,500.

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