LePaute French Antique Clock (1118) 1

LePaute French Antique Clock (1118)

Origin: French
Movement: LePaute
Serial: n/a
Style: Portico clock style
Age: 1800s
Status: SOLD

SKU: MC295. Category: .

Product Description

Jean-Andre LePaute, 1720-1789, clockmaker to the King, worked in Paris between 1748-1774. Invented the virgule escapement in 1753, calculated the exact time of a coming solar Eclipse” in 1764. Virgule escapement aka the “hook” escapement