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    Sale 2796

    The P.C. Spaans Collection of Important European Clocks

    19 December 2007, Amsterdam

  • Lot 438

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

    VW. FIRST HALF 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A SMALL FRISIAN OAK STRIKING 'KANTOORTJE' (NOTARY CLOCK) WITH AUTOMATON AND ALARM
    VW. FIRST HALF 19TH CENTURY
    The 'dubbelkap' hood with broken arch pediment surmounted by metal figural finials (later), reverse glass painted panels to the sides and corners of the hood, the door flanked by Corinthian columns, the polychrome painted dial with an angel automaton to the arch, brass hands, the four pillar short duration movement with anchor escapement, the seatboard with initial VW to the top, hour and half hour strike and alarm on one bell above (alterations, originally with quarter strike on two bells); three brass weights, pendulum
    108 cm. high


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