Antique Industrial Series Mantel clock modelled as a Railway Wagon laden with Barrels by Guilmet

Antique Industrial Series Mantel clock modelled as a Railway Wagon laden with Barrels by Guilmet. This fine Industrial series clock/weather station compendium by Guilmet of Paris is based on an old train wagon. In outstanding condition, set upon a marble base with gilt bronze feet, the silvered bronze wheels of the train wagon rest on gilt bronze train tracks. On top of the wagon, 3 barrels are piled up, in silvered bronze and gilt bronze bezels. To the left is the 8 day clock with Roman numerals, whilst the barrel to the right holds the barometer. Resting on top of these, the third barrel holds the thermometer. The 3 barrels are tethered, and tied down with rope, in gilt bronze. The back of the clock movement is numbered 894. The aneroid barometer has its text in English and has a blued steel hand with a further gilt bronze setting hand. The lovely temperature dial with curved thermometer is set in centigrade. Made by Guilmet in Paris circa 1890 24 and a half cm high by 24cm long by 8 and a half cm deep

Stock Number: 5504

Price: SOLD

Availability: SOLD

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