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    Sale 2796

    The P.C. Spaans Collection of Important European Clocks

    19 December 2007, Amsterdam

  • Lot 439

    A SMALL FRISIAN OAK STRIKING 'KANTOORTJE' (NOTARY CLOCK) WITH ALARM

    MID 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A SMALL FRISIAN OAK STRIKING 'KANTOORTJE' (NOTARY CLOCK) WITH ALARM
    MID 19TH CENTURY
    The 'dubbelkap' hood with broken arch pediment surmounted by giltwood urn finials (later), the front and sides with reverse glass painted panels depicting figures and sailing vessels, the door flanked by Corinthian columns, the polychrome painted dial with Roman dial and village scene to the arch above, brass hands, the short duration four pillar movement with anchor escapement, strike and alarm on bell above; three brass weights, pendulum
    118 cm. high


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