Dario Ghio Antichità
Dario Ghio has been working in the antiques field since 1974. Thanks to years of work and researches he has developed a considerable experience in this sector and he is always present at the most important and qualified antiques shows. His antique shop, situated in the centre of Monte Carlo in the Principality of Monaco, is specialized in the European antique silverware and collectables, chosen and exhibited with care and competence. Member of SNA (National Antiques-dealers Syndicate) AAI (Associazione Antiquari d’Italia) and of FIMA (Art-dealers Italian Federation), Dario Ghio has always paid attention to his customers’ needs and he offers delivery services all over the world, restoration assistance and scientific professional advice. By appointment it’s possible to ask for estimates and evaluations in other cities.
ALEXIS FALIZE (Liège 1811 - Paris 1898)
Silver clock with Atlas holding up the celestial sphere
h. 41 cm.
Parigi 1860 ca
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.Mark of Alexis Falize (registered his mark at the Garantie des Métaux Précieux on 4th june 1841 wich consisted of his initials AF between a watch fusée-chain hook).