This is a fun item for desktop or office, kitchen or den. It is a c.1850-70 (Napoleon III era) perpetual calendar, of course it is entirely in French - complete and without any missing parts, it will perpetually keep you on date. The early forerunner of a daytime, or our iPhones, though of course it has only the 2 apps - one to keep the date for you and the other just to hang and be charming. The surface plate is heavy card, gold embosses and with cutaways for the days, day, year and month which are operated by turning the wheel of card you see form the backside. The old frame is original, too. And it’s wood.
All in very good condition for age and type. See image for measurements. The frame is ready to hang or you can also use an easel stand for it on desktop.
Antique French sterling silver, Georgian jewelry, sewing, Black Forest, etc 17th to 19th c. European
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