Dating french clocks

09-Dec-2019 11:25

• French religieuse clock – refers to a clock with brass and pewter overlays set in rectangular ebony veneer and oak cases.

They also follow the style of the tortoiseshell case with ormolu mounts.

A clock is an instrument to measure, keep, and indicate time.

The word clock is derived (via Dutch, Northern French, and Medieval Latin) from the Celtic words clagan and clocca meaning "bell".

The windmill automaton is wound by opening the door on base .

Restored recently This clock dates c1890 Price: POA Charles x French Mantle Clock with Thermometer.

Has a very unusual rare striking mechanism which the hammer arbor gathers the rack teeth.In addition, you will find a wide selection of American wall and shelf clocks as well as French and English mantle and carriage clocks.If you are interested in antique clocks, our shop is well worth a visit. We work hard to update it at least once a month with additional inventory.The day and date change over automatically and month and year are changed manually.The year is numbered from 1897-1906 and discs needed after these years were probably made up to fit or supplied extra with the clock. The maker of clock is by Brunelot Price: £2900 Rare Guilmet Windmill Automaton Clock Very fine example of a Guilmet windmill automaton clock with thermometers in Celsius and Fahrenheit and a barometer mounted above the clock.

Has a very unusual rare striking mechanism which the hammer arbor gathers the rack teeth.

In addition, you will find a wide selection of American wall and shelf clocks as well as French and English mantle and carriage clocks.

If you are interested in antique clocks, our shop is well worth a visit. We work hard to update it at least once a month with additional inventory.

The day and date change over automatically and month and year are changed manually.

The year is numbered from 1897-1906 and discs needed after these years were probably made up to fit or supplied extra with the clock. The maker of clock is by Brunelot Price: £2900 Rare Guilmet Windmill Automaton Clock Very fine example of a Guilmet windmill automaton clock with thermometers in Celsius and Fahrenheit and a barometer mounted above the clock.

The brass dial with silvered chapter ring,seconds and date aperture; the case with pagoda pediment. The laquer work on the door, features a lady's head.