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    Sale 2808

    European Furniture, Clocks, Sculpture and Works of Art

    15 - 16 December 2008, Amsterdam

  • Lot 315

    A SOUTH GERMAN GILTWOOD AND MECCA BRACKET CLOCK

    THE DIAL SIGNED JOHANN MARTIN ARTZT, MÜNCHEN, THIRD QUARTER 18TH CENTURY; THE MOVEMENT LATER

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A SOUTH GERMAN GILTWOOD AND MECCA BRACKET CLOCK
    THE DIAL SIGNED JOHANN MARTIN ARTZT, MÜNCHEN, THIRD QUARTER 18TH CENTURY; THE MOVEMENT LATER
    The case surmounted by a flower basket, engraved silvered dial, later eight-day twin barrel movement; pendulum, winding key
    59 cm. high


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    Johann Martin Artzt (or Arzt) is recorded working as court clockmaker in Munich between 1752 and 1783. Between 1793 until his death in 1800 he is recorded working in Vienna.

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