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.