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Extremely Rare French Crucifix Wall Rotary Clock

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Unusual striking clock with a magnificent gilded wood frame having a glass front enclosing and a bronze doré Christ on a wooden cross. The time is given by Roman numeral on a midnight blue lacquered globe sprinkled with gilded stars above a pair of angels surmounting the cross. The frame opens to reveal the 8 days movement which strikes the hours on a gong. The clock comes with its pendulum and key and was completely revised by a clock master. You can see in a book by Tardy “French clock the world over” page 338 a comparable Crucifix clock. Very good condition.

Details

  • Of the Period
  • Place of origin
  • Date of manufacture
    1840
  • Dimensions

    H 29 in. x W 20 in. x D 8 in.

    H 73.66 cm x W 50.8 cm x D 20.32 cm

  • Seller location
    Charleston, SC
  • Reference number
    LU92026611453

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