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    Sale 2811

    European Noble and Private Collections

    24 - 25 June 2008, Amsterdam

  • Lot 747

    A NORTH GERMAN OAK, WALNUT AND FIGURED WALNUT STRIKING LONGCASE CLOCK

    MID 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A NORTH GERMAN OAK, WALNUT AND FIGURED WALNUT STRIKING LONGCASE CLOCK
    MID 18TH CENTURY
    The case with a band inlaid a-symmetrical trunk door (locked), the brass dial with shell spandrels to brass chapter ring, matted centre with subsidiary seconds ring and date aperture below, the arch with signature roundel signed Daniel Rehnisch/Berlin flanked by dolphin spandrels, the eight day movement with four pillars, rack strike on one bell; two later lead weights
    260 cm. high


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