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    Sale 2796

    The P.C. Spaans Collection of Important European Clocks

    19 December 2007, Amsterdam

  • Lot 422

    A DUTCH POLYCHROME PAINTED STRIKING 'STOELKLOK' WITH ALARM

    POSSIBLY GRONINGEN. SECOND HALF 18TH CENTURY AND LATER

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    A DUTCH POLYCHROME PAINTED STRIKING 'STOELKLOK' WITH ALARM
    POSSIBLY GRONINGEN. SECOND HALF 18TH CENTURY AND LATER
    The polychrome painted wooden 'stoel' flanked to each side by a vase- shaped ear, the polychrome painted dial with a village scene above the Roman chapter ring, single brass hand with alarm disc and brass pointer, pierced gilt lead ornaments to the top and sides, the short duration movement with four spiral twisted pillars with stepped square feet, verge escapement mounted between the two top plates, strike and alarm on one bell above; pendulum, three brass weights
    80 cm. high


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