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    Sale 2796

    The P.C. Spaans Collection of Important European Clocks

    19 December 2007, Amsterdam

  • Lot 450

    A DUTCH WALNUT STRIKING WALL CLOCK (HOOD CLOCK) WITH ALARM

    WESSEL DIKOM, AMSTERDAM. EARLY 18TH CENTURY AND LATER; CASE AND MOVEMENT ASSOCIATED

    Price Realised  

    A DUTCH WALNUT STRIKING WALL CLOCK (HOOD CLOCK) WITH ALARM
    WESSEL DIKOM, AMSTERDAM. EARLY 18TH CENTURY AND LATER; CASE AND MOVEMENT ASSOCIATED
    The top with hexagonal brass urn finials above a rectangular hood with glazed side panels and glazed front door, the 25.5 cm. (10 1/4 in.) square brass dial with engraved border, matted and foliate engraved centre, foliate cast female mask spandrels to the silvered Roman chapter ring with sword-hilt half hour markers and signed Wesfel Dikom Amfterdam, later pierced blued single steel hand and engraved silvered alarm disc, the thirty-hour movement with four pinned ring turned baluster pillars, anchor escapement, countwheel strike on bell above, the alarm work mounted to the side of the movement; three brass weights, pendulum
    72 cm. high


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    Wessel Dikom is recorded as active in Amsterdam circa 1700.

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