A fine and rare first quarter of the 19th century French ormolu mantel clock of fifteen-day duration and with state of wind indication on the dial
Louis Mallett, Horologer de Mgr le Duc D'Orleans
The tall case boldly cast with anthemion leaves, with a banded waist over a spreading foot and plinth base on block feet, the signed gilt dial with Roman chapter ring enclosing the frosted gilt centre with state of wind sector marked in days from 0-15, the movement with pivotted steel detent set to the backplate to effect the state of wind indication, now with Brocot-type suspension. 49cms (19.25ins) high.
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