Lot 54: French Figural Bronze Clock & Barometer
January 21, 2017
Pittsfield, MA, USALive Auction
Description: French Figural Bronze Clock & Barometer. Gilt bronze figure of a acrobat performing a balancing act on a table top, holding a barbell on his right foot and a ring is balanced high in the air on his left foot; surrounding the table are 2 fitness weights, a drum and a mandolin with 1.25 in. silvered compass dial all on a black marble base. The end of the barbell contains a 2.25 in. porcelain dial, 1 for the aneroid barometer and the other for the timepiece with has a round brass spring driven time only movement with cylinder escapement. Time dial has a hairline, barometer crystal is cracked, clock movement is not running. 11.5 in. high x 8.75 in. wide x 4.75 in. deep. Weight: 8 lbs.
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