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    Sale 2157

    European Furniture, Works of Art, Tapestries and Carpets

    16 April 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 27

    A GERMAN ORMOLU-MOUNTED STAINED FRUITWOOD GRAND SONNERIE TABLE CLOCK

    ULRICH HEPP, AUGSBERG, THIRD QUARTER 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    This lot is offered without a reserve

    A GERMAN ORMOLU-MOUNTED STAINED FRUITWOOD GRAND SONNERIE TABLE CLOCK
    ULRICH HEPP, AUGSBERG, THIRD QUARTER 18TH CENTURY
    The inverted bell top with handle and flame form finials above a case with glass side panels and quarter frets with a molded plinth and bun feet, the gilt brass dial applied with a silvered and arcaded Roman and Arabic chapter ring, the centre with mock pendulum aperture, the arch with ring for strike/not strike regulation, the triple barrels movement with verge escapement and grande sonnerie on two bells
    16½ in. (42 cm.) high


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    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF PROFESSOR AND MRS. CLIFFORD AMBROSE TRUESDELL
    (LOTS 1-43)