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    Sale 2796

    The P.C. Spaans Collection of Important European Clocks

    19 December 2007, Amsterdam

  • Lot 449

    A German polychrome painted iron striking wall clock


    Price Realised  


    A German polychrome painted iron striking wall clock
    17th Century
    The case with side doors, the back plate with hoop and spikes, the dial with painted Roman chapter ring and decorated with two calves above, applied with a foliate mount to the top, single iron hand, the short duration steel posted frame movement with two weight-driven trains, wheels with four crossings, verge and foliot escapement (lacking weights) and countwheel strike on bell above; one brass, two small iron weights
    25 cm. high

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