Maker - Henri Lepaute, Paris, France,
c.1810. Movement net, 22 1/4"h x 14 3/4"w x 5"d. Two train, great wheel, pinwheel escapement,
half-seconds pendulum on knife edge suspension, count wheel strike on hour
and passive strike on the half-spring driven, gilt bezels and enamel dials indicating the day, day's zodiacal sign, date, month and season, 2 week duration
on a dual weight driven drop of 11 1/4" or 28.5 cm on Sienna marble
These photos accentuate the very flat nature of this movement. The height
is five times the width.
A close up of the beautiful yellow Sienna marble. Each pillar has a gilt