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This clock represents time and the role it plays in the novel. The novel is told in a non chronological order which represents the absurdity of time. In truth, time, in the novel as well as real life, is simply a man-made illusion and truly means noting unless one decides it does.
Large French Bronze Balloon Clock. The case depicts a hot air balloon with a woven basket below and is anchored to the ground within a fenced platform. Has a gold dore finish. Dial has applied Arabic numerals and fancy black hands; typical round French brass time and strike movement, signed Japy Freres. 27 in. high.