French Rare Conical Pendulum Mystery Clock
French rare conical pendulum mystery clock in gilt bronze and rouge marble by Bernoux of Paris. The marble and ormolu base surmounted by a two tone patinated bronze figure of the Weaver spinning yarn, signed Auguste Nadaud, The skein of yarn rotating in a circle and serving as the pendulum. The clock flanked by matching candlesticks. 8 day movement with hour and half hour strike on a bell and a unique pinwheel detent escapement designed specifically for this clock. The concave marble dial set with bronze Roman numerals with skeletonized center displaying the action of the escapement.