“Squelette” pendulum clock

c. 1795

Case: French workshop

Mechanism: French maker

Pendulum clock with visible “skeleton” mechanism and three dials. The central dial shows the hours in Roman numerals, the degrees of the minutes and the calendar of the Republican month graduated from 1 to 30 in
Arabic numerals. The upper dial illustrates the phases of the moon

Chased bronze, white marble, painted enamel, 39 x 28 x 17 cm

Initials “R A” on the lower dial

Collection Fondazione Francesco Federico Cerruti per l’Arte

Long-term loan Castello di Rivoli Museo d’Arte Contemporanea, Rivoli-Turin

Inv. CC.O.E79

Bibliography: Christov-Bakargiev 2021, vol. II, p. 1109, no. 12.