Lot No. 163 (99th Auction)
French, 890 mm, circa 1680

An important high baroque "inclined plane" time piece with dials on both sides
Case: inclined plane: oak wood, partly gilt with gold leaf. Clock drum case : brass, firegilt. Dial: brass, firegilt, 113 mm, silvered chapter rings. Movm.: circular brass movement, verge escapement with three-arm brass balance, silver pierced balance bridge, heavy lead weight between the dials.

Illustrated and described in: "Clocks Their Origin And Development" by H. M . Vehmeyer, author's edition 2004, pages 788/789.
Estimate  16,000 - 25,000 €

Price Realised  16,900 €
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