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    Sale 2811

    European Noble and Private Collections

    24 - 25 June 2008, Amsterdam

  • Lot 86

    A DUTCH WALNUT LONGCASE CLOCK WITH AUTOMATON DIAL

    LAST QUARTER 18TH CENTURY AND LATER

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    A DUTCH WALNUT LONGCASE CLOCK WITH AUTOMATON DIAL
    LAST QUARTER 18TH CENTURY AND LATER
    The case of typical form, the hood surmounted by giltwood figural finials, the brass dial with engraved silvered chapter ring, matted centre with subsidiary seconds ring and date aperture, painted steel hands above a polychrome painted brass front plate with an automaton scene depicting the Adoration of the shepherds, the eight day movement with four pillars, anchor escapement, rack strike on one bell; alterations to the movement; two brass weights; pendulum; crank key; door key
    285 cm. high


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