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    Sale 2810

    European Furniture, Clocks, Sculpture and Works of Art

    7 May 2008, Amsterdam

  • Lot 40

    A DUTCH MAHOGANY STRIKING TABLE CLOCK WITH MOONPHASE

    JAN VIJGH, ROTTERDAM. CIRCA 1768

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    A DUTCH MAHOGANY STRIKING TABLE CLOCK WITH MOONPHASE
    JAN VIJGH, ROTTERDAM. CIRCA 1768
    The brass dial with later cherub spandrels to silvered chapter ring signed Jan Vijgh Rotterdam, the engraved centre dated 1768, pierced steel hands, date aperture and moon-phase above, wire fusee eight day seven pillar movement with verge escapement, strike on two bells above, pull repeat, the back plate signed Jan Vijgh/Rotter/dam; pendulum, two door keys
    75 cm. high


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