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Beautiful Cherub with Celestial Globe Clock

Origin: France
Movement: Samuel Marti
Serial: n/a
Style: n/a
Age: 1870

 

SKU: MC866. Category: .

Product Description

Beautiful small clock of a Cherub with a celestial globe and drawing compass, depicting the Art of Astronomy.

A scholarly cherub sitting on large books and maps, with paper and pen in hand in deep contemplation beside a compass and astral globe finial, marble base raised on four bronze toupee feet, chimes on the half hour and hour.

Movement made by one of the brothers Marti, Samuel known for their knowledge of clock movements. He won a few medals at varius expeditions.