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    Sale 2796

    The P.C. Spaans Collection of Important European Clocks

    19 December 2007, Amsterdam

  • Lot 427

    A FRISIAN POLYCHROME PAINTED STRIKING 'STOELSCHIPPERTJE' (BARGE CLOCK) WITH ALARM

    19TH CENTURY

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    A FRISIAN POLYCHROME PAINTED STRIKING 'STOELSCHIPPERTJE' (BARGE CLOCK) WITH ALARM
    19TH CENTURY
    The wooden 'stoel' flanked to each side by a mermaid, the polychrome painted iron dial decorated with a river landscape above the Roman chapter ring, brass hands, the hour hand with alarm disc and brass pointer, pierced gilt-lead ornaments to the top and sides with foliage, cherubs and female masks, the short duration movement with four brass ring turned baluster pillars, verge escapement with integral back-swinging pendulum, strike and alarm on bell above; three brass weights
    33 cm. high (overall); the movement 10 cm. high


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