DuMouchelles
Live Auction

The June 2022 Auctions: Day 1

Thu, Jun 16, 2022 11:00AM EDT
Lot 4

CHRISTIAN BERNARDET (FRENCH 20TH C.) FRENCH ORRERY CLOCK, 1879 H 78", L 49", D 24"

Estimate: $5,000 - $8,000

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An orrery clock created by the French artisan Christian Bernardet. Based in Franche-Comté, Mr. Bernardet specializes in the restoration of clocks using traditional techniques, as well as manufacturing orreries of his own creation. Base of pendulum to the top wire above the globe H 69", Mechanism L 47", D 23.5". Plaque "Ungerer Freres Suc. Schwilgue 1879 Strasbourg". H 78" OVERALL WITH STAND, L 49.5" OVERALL, D 24.5" . An 'orrery' or 'astronomical' clock, steel, silvered, blued and gilt brass. Functions: . Days of the month and month of the year 2. Position of the sun in the Ecliptic. Planetarium. Date 1879 impressed.