Astronomical table clock made by Caspar Behaim for Emperor Ferdinand I. Its dials show among other things: the stars positions, the current day of the week, time for booth night and day and one that can be set to ring an alarm on a specific time. Germany, Augsburg. 1568 AD. [2920×3894]

Astronomical table clock made by Caspar Behaim for Emperor Ferdinand I. Its dials show among other things: the stars positions, the current day of the week, time for booth night and day and one that can be set to ring… Continue Reading

“Mantelpiece Clock” Manufactured at Boucher & Gravet Bronze Factory, France, 1880s. Material: copper alloys, steel and lapis lazuli [1312×1920]

“Mantelpiece Clock” Manufactured at Boucher & Gravet Bronze Factory, France, 1880s. Material: copper alloys, steel and lapis lazuli [1312×1920]