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    Sale 2796

    The P.C. Spaans Collection of Important European Clocks

    19 December 2007, Amsterdam

  • Lot 424

    A FRISIAN POLYCHROME PAINTED STRIKING 'STOELKLOK' WITH ALARM

    SECOND HALF 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A FRISIAN POLYCHROME PAINTED STRIKING 'STOELKLOK' WITH ALARM
    SECOND HALF 18TH CENTURY
    The brown painted wooden 'stoel' flanked to each side by a vase-shaped ear, the polychrome painted dial decorated with a village scenes 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 parrots, foliage and cornucopiae, the movement with four spirally twist pillars with stepped square feet, verge escapement, strike and alarm on bell above, the back plate with various restorers' inscriptions; pendulum, three brass weights
    60 cm. high


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