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    Sale 2782

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

    1 April 2008, Amsterdam

  • Lot 280

    A SWISS PARCEL-GILT AND GREEN-PAINTED QUARTER STRIKING BRACKET CLOCK ON WALL BRACKET

    LATE 18TH CENTURY, PROBABLY NEUCHATEL

    Price Realised  

    A SWISS PARCEL-GILT AND GREEN-PAINTED QUARTER STRIKING BRACKET CLOCK ON WALL BRACKET
    LATE 18TH CENTURY, PROBABLY NEUCHATEL
    The waisted case and bracket decorated all over with flowers, the dished white enamel dial with blued steel hands applied with ormolu suns, the eight-day twin barrel movement with star-shaped outside countwheels and rack strike, striking the quarters, half-hours and hours via four hammers (one lacking) on two bells above and with pull-wound repeat
    100 cm. high overall


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    Provenance

    Schloss Vaduz, Liechtenstein, 1945.
    Bern, before 2001.
    Schloss Vaduz, Liechtenstein, 2001.
    Schloss Vaduz, Liechtenstein, 2006.
    Vienna, 2007.