Saturday, February 17, 2007

Saturday Photo Hunt--Antique

Clock 2
Clock in Auxerre, France tells time and tracks motion of sun and moon. Dated 1672.

5 comments:

Liza's Eyeview said...

wow - dated 1672! that's a good antique find :)

sognatrice said...

I love this clock. Wish I knew a clockmaker so I could have a much smaller version....

Sunflower said...

That is very nice photo of antique.

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PowersTwinB said...

what a very old clock! Great take on the theme...time/antique! My photo is up, please come and visit soon

meeyauw said...

This is a gorgeous clock. I think that these give us a grander sense of the universe and our priorities while time-clocks narrow our perspective.

And just think: they knew the math way back then to engineer this clock. Amazing.