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Planisphere Clock:Center dial
Planisphere Clock:Center dial
The center dial is engraved with the days of the week and the words: Invented by A. Fortier.

Case attributed to Jean-Pierre Latz, furniture worker; movement (now missing) by Alexandre Fortier, clockmaker
French, Paris, 1745 - 1749
Oak veneered with kingwood, mahogany, and bois satiné; bronze mounts; brass dials
H: 9 ft. 3 in. x W: 3 ft. 1 in. x D: 1 ft. 3 in.