c.1895 French Animated Windmill Clock.

Collections > Sold
c.1895 French Animated Windmill Clock.
Inv. #: f232
Description:

A late Victorian Animated French Windmill Clock with a barometer. The vanes spin for approximately 1.5 hours on a single wind.

Case:

The patinated and gilt-bronze case depicts a rustic wood-framed French windmill with thatched and shingled roofs, four large rustic vanes, balconies to the sides, a weather vane above and a red variegated base.

Dial:

The clock dial has a silvered chapter ring with a gilt-bronze center, a gilt bezel with a beveled glass, steel-cut hands and black Roman numerals for the hours.

The barometer dial has an engraved silvered chapter ring with a gilt-bronze center, a gilt bezel with a beveled glass, has the two indicator hands and has the various indications in English.

Movement:

The eight day time only movement has a balance wheel escapement that is adjusted for fast/slow out the dial.

The animation movement has a start/stop out the side, is wound out the back and runs for approximately 1.5 hours on a single winding.

Notes:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SlkCsLTtWmw

 

For additional videos of this and some of our other pieces visit our You Tube channel at sundialfarm.

Size: 21in.
Retail Price: On Request

For more information, Please contact us.

Tel: 631-757-9521
Email: info@sundialfarm.com

© SUNDIALFARM Fine Antique Clocks