• European Noble and Private Col auction at Christies

    Sale 2835

    European Noble and Private Collections

    15 - 16 December 2009, Amsterdam

  • Lot 345

    A GERMAN WALNUT MUSICAL AND QUARTER STRIKING LONGCASE CLOCK

    LAST QUARTER 18TH CENTURY; CASE AND MOVEMENT ASSOCIATED, THE MOVEMENT BY ANTHONY CHARLES, LONDON

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A GERMAN WALNUT MUSICAL AND QUARTER STRIKING LONGCASE CLOCK
    LAST QUARTER 18TH CENTURY; CASE AND MOVEMENT ASSOCIATED, THE MOVEMENT BY ANTHONY CHARLES, LONDON
    The walnut case with an arched hood the crest with date 1780, moulded trunkdoor and panelled plinth base, engraved brass dial with silvered moonphase to the arch, silvered subsidiaries to the upper corners for strike/not strike and Rigadoon/A Minuet, Roman and Arabic dial signed Anthony Charles London, silvered seconds ring and date aperture to the centre, three train four pillar movement, anchor escapement, strike on bell and 5.5 cm. long pinned brass barrel playing with sixteen hammers on eight bells; pendulum, three brass weights, door key, crank key
    240 cm. high overall


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    Saleroom Notice

    Please note the case is beech-wood and not walnut as stated in the catalogue.