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Maison Delamarche: Mouret-System Globe-Clock

Map: GLOBE195
 
Cartographer: Maison Delamarche
Title: Mouret-System Globe-Clock
Date: c. 1880
Published: Paris
Width: 10 inches / 26 cm
Height: 27 inches / 69 cm
Map ref: GLOBE195
Description:
Unusual and elaborate Mouret globe-clock designed to show the position of the Sun over the Earth using a rotating 8-inch terrestrial globe. The globe is banded by a brass meridian and was manufactured by Maison Delamarche in Paris. The clock has an exposed brass mechanism and a white enamel face with roman numerals. It is held aloft by four silvered caryatids on a black marble base with gilt, clawed feet. It is unsigned, but attributed to Château Frères Paris. [GLOBE195]