PENDULE AUTOMATON FRANCAISE DE LA FIN DU 19EME SIECLE A FORME DE PHARE NAUTIQUE A RESSORT HELICOIDALA GOOD LATE 19TH CENTURY FRENCH AUTOMATA NOVELTY CLOCK WITH HELICAL SPRING Guilmet, no.1050

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PENDULE AUTOMATON FRANCAISE DE LA FIN DU 19EME SIECLE A FORME DE PHARE NAUTIQUE A RESSORT HELICOIDAL
A GOOD LATE 19TH CENTURY FRENCH AUTOMATA NOVELTY CLOCK WITH HELICAL SPRING
Guilmet, no.1050

Sold for € 10,837 (US$ 11,617) inc. premium

Time is Precious

4 Nov 2021, 14:00 CET

Paris

PENDULE AUTOMATON FRANCAISE DE LA FIN DU 19EME SIECLE A FORME DE PHARE NAUTIQUE A RESSORT HELICOIDAL
A GOOD LATE 19TH CENTURY FRENCH AUTOMATA NOVELTY CLOCK WITH HELICAL SPRING
Guilmet, no.1050
Realistically modelled on a lighthouse with glazed head, turned balustrade, brickwork corners, windows and a door, on a stepped slate base and brass feet, the dial mounted in the first floor window with Roman numerals and blued steel spade hands, the movement with square plates bearing the Guilmet trademark with deadbeat Brocot style escapement, striking the hours and half hours on a coiled steel gong, with pendulum constructed from a pierced brass cylinder mounted to the top with a helical hairspring visible through a facetted glass sleeve. Together with an associated winding key. 59cms high

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