Lot No. 331 (86th Auction)
An extremely rare "Pendule Industrial" with automaton, steam-engine-shaped with large flywheel, height 340 mm, circa 1890
Case: marble, brass, bronze, gilt, silvered, browned, large flywheel mechanism with separate gear and governor. Dial: silvered, radial Roman numerals, blued steel hands, additional silvered dial with aneroid barometer. Movm.: brass pendulum movement with applied echappement, additional flywheel mechanism with its movement, ring balance and cylinder escapement.

A nearly identical clock is illustrated and described in: Derek Roberts: "Mystery, novelty, and fantasy clocks", 1999, Schiffer Publishing Ltd., page 266.
Estimate  3,000 - 5,000 €

Price Realised  16,800 €
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