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Comtoise Clock Work with Lyre Pendulum

Napoleon III

France – Circa 1860

4 ft. 9 in. H

SKU: 1623 Category: Tags: , , ,

this two weight driven clock shows a white enameled dial with black Roman numerals surrounded by an embossed brass facade.The pendulum is also in brass and in lyre shape.

The clock strikes the hour- two times within 2 minutes -and also the half hour.It runs for about 5 days before it needs to be wound up.Comes with its original key and a support in cherry wood.

OF THE PERIOD:     Napoleon III
COUNTRY:     France
DATE OF MANUFACTURE:     1860
MATERIALS:     Brass, Enamel and Iron
CONDITION:     Excellent
WEAR:     Wear consistent with age and use
HEIGHT:     4 ft. 9 in. (145 cm)
DIAMETER:     13 in. (33 cm)