Lot 50: Diana Conical Pendulum Mystery Clock
November 17, 2012
Pittsfield, MA, USALive Auction
Description: Rare Diana Conical Pendulum Mystery Clock. Standing bronze figure of Diana the Huntress, she is wearing a robe and holds a bow with a quiver of arrows at her left side, in her right hand she holds the pendulum. Hanging from 3 chains, under a large 4 spring suspension cluster is a silvered sphere; containing the spring driven movement with a conical platform at the top, teardrop bob hangs in the center and the dial of the sphere and has applied brass Roman hour numerals. The spring inside the movement drives the mystery escapement at the top as the conical bob hanging in the center swings around clockwise. A very rare and unusual clock in very good working condition. 24.5 in. high.