Watch Video
OFFERED BY
335 Greenlawn Rd Greenlawn, NY 11740 United States 631.757.9521
Email Dealer

Showrooms

Sold Sold

c.1900 French Automated Industrial Boiler Clock.

Sold
Origin France
Period 1900-1919
Dimensions
W. 11.25 in; H. 10.75 in;
W. 28.58 cm; H. 27.31 cm;
Description Case: The patinated and multi-finished bronze case stands on a black Belgian marble base and depicts an early 20th century steam powered boiler. Above is the vertically mounted governor that is connected to a spinning wheel by a crankshaft that in turn pumps the piston and assorted linkages. The case is inscribed and stamped ‘24’ numerous times.

Dial: The painted silvered chapter-ring dial has Roman numerals for the hours, a gilt-bronze center, Arabic 5-minute marks and steel-cut hands. The painted silvered chapter-ring barometer dial is in English, has a gilt center and dual indicator hands. Centered between the two is the thermometer scale with a mercury tube.

Movement: The time-only movement is wound through the front, has a balance wheel escapement and is adjusted for fast/slow out the dial.

The animation movement is housed inside the calendar and is wound out the side. When wound It drives the large wheel and piston for a couple of hours.
Styles / Movements Traditional, Victorian
Dealer Reference Number f303
Incollect Reference Number 335980
Sign In To View Price close

You must Sign In to your account to view the price. If you don’t have an account, please Create an Account below.

Loading...
Loading... Loading...
  • This website uses cookies to track how visitors use our website to provide a better user experience. By continuing to browse this website, you are agreeing to our cookie policy
    Ok
Join InCollect close

Join to view prices, save favorites, share collections and connect with others.

Forgot Password?
  • Be the first to see new listings and weekly events
    Invalid Email. Please try again.
    Enter