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    Sale 2818

    European Noble and Private Collections

    31 March - 1 April 2009, Amsterdam

  • Lot 73

    A DANISH WHITE AND GREEN PAINTED STRIKING LONGCASE CLOCK

    CHRISTIAN MATHIESEN, ROSKILDE. THIRD QUARTER 18TH CENTURY

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    A DANISH WHITE AND GREEN PAINTED STRIKING LONGCASE CLOCK
    CHRISTIAN MATHIESEN, ROSKILDE. THIRD QUARTER 18TH CENTURY
    The case of typical form, the hood with pierced soundfrets, columns and doors to the sides, moulded rectangular recessed panels to trunkdoor and plinth base, the brass dial with pewter chapter ring to trellis engraved and ringed centre, copper signature plaque signed C. Mathiesen a Roeskilde above date aperture, the arch with painted roundel depicting Adam and Eve, the four pillar movement with anchor escapement, hour strike and repeat on one bell above; pendulum, two lead weights, crank key
    218 cm. high


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    Christian Mathiesen (Mathieson), recorded working in Roskilde from 1760 until circa 1773.

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    Pre-Lot Text

    The Property of a Danish Private Collector
    (Lots 1-99)