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Pendulum with six dials (six cadrans), Grand Curtius Museum, Liège
Pendulum  with six dials (six cadrans), Grand Curtius Museum, Liège

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Description: The clock six dials, Liège 1795.
Collection Pendulums in thе Grand Curtius Musеum, Salon Baron and Baroness François Duesberg.

The clock with six dials realized shortly before 1795, is one of the most prestigious from one series of watches with many dials that the firm Sarton has made. The plinth of black marble is decorated with tiles of gilded metal. The six dials are located in a harmonious manner and each of one has a specific role. The dials can show the real time, the time of sunrise and sunset of no less than 53 different places in different locations of the world.The central dial indicates the day and month. The left dial shows the days of the week, this one on the right shows the part of the Millennium between 1795 and 1844. The rear dial shows the phases of the moon.

Manufacture: Dieudonné-Hubert Sarton (1748 - 1828)

Donation: Baron and Baroness Francois Duesberg.

Source of information: Grand Curtius Museum, Liège, Belgium.

Author (source) of image: Personal archive

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Pendulum with six dials (six cadrans), Grand Curtius Museum, Liège

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