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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).