Majestic grandfather clock in Boulle style, of Napoleon III period. They represent the solar theme of a three-part case. The idea of climbing, the movement of the sun is dedicated to the moving vertical, the motive of the moving pendulum and the circle of the clock as a sun. The silhouette, waist, the mobility of the tongues of flame boil at the base and top of the watch, compositionally linked by a pendulum window and a rocaille curl on the middle panel. Sunrise and brilliance of the luminary - the essence of the times marked in the dial and movement of the pendulum - is a general metaphor for the universe. It is built according to the precepts of the king of the sun, associates the movement of the sun with life, both in the year and in daily cycles. The case is made using the marquetry technique, the round dial with layers from white enamel with blue Roman numerals. The third quarter of the 19th century.
Height 238 cm
W 63 cm.
D. 39 cm.
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