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    Sale 2782

    LIECHTENSTEIN: Property from the Collection of the Princely House of Liechtenstein.

    1 April 2008, Amsterdam

  • Lot 98

    A SOUTH GERMAN GILT-BRASS BASE AND MOVEMENT OF A QUARTER STRIKING AUTOMATON TABLE CLOCK

    LATE 16TH CENTURY

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    A SOUTH GERMAN GILT-BRASS BASE AND MOVEMENT OF A QUARTER STRIKING AUTOMATON TABLE CLOCK
    LATE 16TH CENTURY
    The foliate engraved pierced repoussé base with an oval triple fusee movement with steel top plate and brass bottom plate joined by five screwed steel pillars, steel wheelwork, with rectangular paper label inscribed Schloss Eisgrub/Obj.-Nr. I.26/Inv.-Nr. 336, incomplete and damaged
    11.5 cm. high x 33 cm. wide (base)


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    This lot is sold 'as is' and not subject to return.

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    Provenance

    Schloss Vaduz, Liechtenstein, 1999.