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    Sale 2796

    The P.C. Spaans Collection of Important European Clocks

    19 December 2007, Amsterdam

  • Lot 448

    A German polychrome painted striking zappler wall clock

    SECOND HALF 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A German polychrome painted striking zappler wall clock
    Second half 18th Century
    The case with side doors, rear plate with suspension hook and stabilisers, the circular dial painted with a seated skeleton to the arch, Roman chapter ring with half hour markers, red painted centre with black stylised design, single brass hand and front-swinging pendulum, the one day steel posted frame two train movement with brass wheel work with three crossings, countwheel strike on bell above
    29 cm. high


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