An antique French Ferris Wheel timepiece keeps the ball rolling


Talk about pure French grandeur! Standing tall and pride in all its regal splendour a lion is what catches the eye first towards this gilt French Ferris wheel clock. This unique time piece is driven by the weight of steel balls features a glass and ormolu case that houses the clock. The glass case also features a barometer and thermometer and boasts gold, silver and white – standard colours apparent in rare treasures. The timepiece costs $54,500.

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