Dario Ghio
Dario Ghio Antichità
Dario Ghio Antichità
25 Boulevard Princesse Charlotte
98000 Monte Carlo (ES)
T +377 977 040 18
F +377 977 040 18
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Dario Ghio has been working in the antiques field since 1974. Thanks to years of work and research, he has developed a considerable experience in this sector and regularly takes part in the most important antiques fairs. His antiques shop is located in the centre of Monte Carlo in the Principality of Monaco and specialises in European antique silverware and collectables, chosen and exhibited with care and competence. A member of SNA (French Syndacat National des Antiquaires), AAI (Italian Antiquarians Association) and of FIMA (Italian Federation of Art dealers), Dario Ghio has always paid attention to his customers’ needs and he offers delivery services all over the world, as well as restoration assistance and scientific professional advice. By appointment, estimates and evaluations can also be arranged in other cities.

(Liège 1811 - Paris 1898)

Clock with Atlas holding up the Celestial Sphere

Paris 1860 circa
Silver, cm 41h

An extremely rare and decorative silver clock with Atlas holding up the celestial sphere, engraved with constellations and zodiac signs with applied gilt-stars. Roman numerals, circle tournant movement sounding every hour and half hour. Red carved marble base in the shape of a rock. Hallmarks of the master goldsmith executor Alexis Falize in use in Paris from 1841 to 1863.