Lot No. 422 (90th Auction)
French, Height 435 mm, circa 1880

Extremely rare lighthouse "Pendule Industrial" with revolving lantern
Case: brass, gilt, round black marble base, brickwork, pierced gallery, revolving silvered lantern with clock movement, two Celsius thermometers and aneroid barometer with Swedish lettering. Dial: silvered, inlaid radial Roman numerals, matt gilt centre, blued distaff hands. Movm.: brass movement with platform, 8 day-movement, the upper part revolving as a true lighthouse driven by a seperate mechanism in the base.

An almost identical "Pendule Industrial" is part of the permanent collection of the Palace Museum in Beijing.

to be sold without reserve
Estimate  5,000 - 6,000 €

Price Realised  1,300 €
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