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André Romain Guilmet zugeschrieben/attributed to
 
Lot No. 340
Lot No. 340
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An extremely rare "Pendule Industrial" with automaton in the shape of a revolving lantern
Estimate  8,500 - 12,000 €
a lot of the last auction!
Product Details
CASE
Brass, gilt, silvered, marble base.
very good.
DIAL
Silvered, Roman numerals, blued steel hands, aneroid barometer, thermometer with Reaumur and Fahrenheit units, compass.
very good.
MOVEMENT
Brass movement with applied echappement, additional spring driven mechanism for the rotating mechanism of the lantern.
very good, capable of running, cleaning recommended.
DIMENSIONS
490 mm
CIRCA
1890
ORIGIN
French
Product Description

The bollard, wrapped with a hawser and mounted with an anchor, lifebelt, davits and ratchet mechanism has mounted above it a lantern which rotates, containing a double dialled timepiece, barometer, thermometer and compass.
A nearly identical clock is illustrated and described in: Derek Roberts: "Mystery, novelty, and fantasy clocks", 1999, Schiffer Publishing Ltd., page 259.

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