• The Decorative Arts Sale auction at Christies

    Sale 2845

    The Decorative Arts Sale

    23 - 24 March 2010, Amsterdam

  • Lot 1

    AN AUSTRIAN BIEDERMEIER BRONZED AND GILT CARVED WOOD FIGURAL STRIKING MANTEL CLOCK WITH BLINKING EYES 'AUGENWENDE'

    EARLY 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    AN AUSTRIAN BIEDERMEIER BRONZED AND GILT CARVED WOOD FIGURAL STRIKING MANTEL CLOCK WITH BLINKING EYES 'AUGENWENDE'
    EARLY 19TH CENTURY
    The standing male figure playing bag-pipes, flanking the clockcase on rockwork, white Arabic enamel chapter ring with engine turned gilt-brass centre, moon hands, short duration twin barrel movement with anchor escapement and strike on gong; pendulum, winding key
    46 cm. high


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    Pre-Lot Text

    TUESDAY 23 MARCH 2010

    AFTERNOON SESSION AT 2.00 P.M.

    (Lots 1-182)