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Maritime Desk Compendium

  • Price Range: £10000-£25000
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A magnificent maritime themed deskpiece, the clockwork powered lantern revolving on a capstan base decorated with chain and anchor, boat’s davit, life belt and ropes. The revolving lantern rotates to show a pair of synchronized timepieces, an aneroid barometer and a Reaumur’s thermometer, the top set with a compass. Made of brass, electroplated with silver and gold, polypatinated to produce various colours. Set upon a black marble base. French circa 1880.
Height 20 inches x base dia. 8.5 inches

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