Lot 39: French Industrial Animated Windmill Clock
November 17, 2012
Pittsfield, MA, USALive Auction
Description: Rare French Industrial Animated Windmill Clock. Conical form, the front is mounted with 4 windmill blades rotating clockwise. The mid-section has a textured surface resembling a stone structure. The front center shows the round silvered 2 in. dial of the timepiece under a aneroid barometer with thermometers on either side. The lower base has a smooth brass finish and is accented with 2 faux windows and a trap door in between, which reveals the wind for the animated mechanism, all over a black marble platform base and weathervane top. In good original condition, 18 in. high x 7 in. dia.