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    Sale 2796

    The P.C. Spaans Collection of Important European Clocks

    19 December 2007, Amsterdam

  • Lot 429

    A FRISIAN OAK STRIKING 'STAARTKLOK' WITH MOONPHASE, DATE AND ALARM

    SECOND HALF 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A FRISIAN OAK STRIKING 'STAARTKLOK' WITH MOONPHASE, DATE AND ALARM
    SECOND HALF 19TH CENTURY
    The case of typical form, the arched hood surmounted by giltwood figural finials, the door flanked by ebonised pilasters with Corinthian capitals, the polychrome painted dial with rolling moonphase to the arch, the reverse of the dial with indistinct signature, repoussé brass foliate spandrels and 'bruidskrans' surrounding the white Roman chapter ring with inner concentric date ring, brass hands, steel date pointer, the four pillar short duration movement with anchor escapement, strike and alarm on bell above; three brass weights, pendulum
    148 cm. high


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