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    Sale 2796

    The P.C. Spaans Collection of Important European Clocks

    19 December 2007, Amsterdam

  • Lot 437

    A FRISIAN OAK STRIKING 'STAARTKLOK MET SCHEEPJESMECHANIEK' (WALL CLOCK WITH SHIPS AUTOMATON) AND ALARM

    THE MOVEMENT CIRCA 1800. CASE AND MOVEMENT ASSOCIATED

    Price Realised  

    A FRISIAN OAK STRIKING 'STAARTKLOK MET SCHEEPJESMECHANIEK' (WALL CLOCK WITH SHIPS AUTOMATON) AND ALARM
    THE MOVEMENT CIRCA 1800. CASE AND MOVEMENT ASSOCIATED
    The case of typical form, the arched hood surmounted by giltwood figural finials, the door flanked by ebonised pilasters headed by Corinthian capitals, the polychrome painted dial with a 'scheepjesmechaniek' scene with seven rocking ships to the arch, the background decorated with a town scene, the Roman chapter ring with painted spandrels and signature JACOB DE LOEZE, brass hands, the short duration four pillar movement with anchor escapement, strike and alarm on bell above; three brass weights, pendulum
    140 cm. high


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