c.1895 French Animated Industrial Lighthouse Clock.

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c.1895 French Animated Industrial Lighthouse Clock.
Inv. #: f300
Description:

Late 19th-century animated lighthouse clock. Gilt-bronze and patinated brickwork case with the clock in the bottom and an oscillating multicolored glass balance mechanism above.

Case:

The patinated brickwork case has gilt-bronze cornices, windows and cupola, a silvered balustrade and stands on a Belgian marble base.

Dial:

The silvered dial is engraved with decorative motifs, has Roman numerals for the hours steel spade hands.

Movement:

The eight day time and strike movement is mounted in the base. It’s regulated by a balance mechanism that is composed of colored glass prisms and a thick conical spring suspended from an adjustable Brocot style fast/slow.

Ref:

For a video of it running see:  Sundial Farm

Size: Height - 22 in.

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