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    Sale 2782

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

    1 April 2008, Amsterdam

  • Lot 279

    AN AUSTRIAN ORMOLU-MOUNTED EBONIZED GRANDE SONNERIE TABLE CLOCK WITH MOONPHASE

    THE MOVEMENT AND DIAL LATE 18TH CENTURY; THE CASE 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    AN AUSTRIAN ORMOLU-MOUNTED EBONIZED GRANDE SONNERIE TABLE CLOCK WITH MOONPHASE
    THE MOVEMENT AND DIAL LATE 18TH CENTURY; THE CASE 19TH CENTURY
    The case with brass handle and C-scroll finials to each corner, pierced and engraved soundfrets to each side, the canted angles applied with foliate mounts and on acanthus cast feet (one foot lacking), with paper label indistinctly inscribed and with inventory number 88, the brass dial with five subsidiary rings to the arch indicating day of month, repetiert/repet. nicht, quarter strike, schlagt/schlagt nicht and month, above an aperture with painted and engraved moonphase, the engraved brass dial with foliate cast spandrels to silvered chapter ring, mock pendulem aperture below XII (mock pendulum lacking) and date aperture above VI, the triple barrel gut fusee movement with six ring-turned pillars, verge escapement (incomplete) and grand sonnerie strike on two bells above (bells loose), engraved backplate; incomplete and with some damages
    71 cm. high (handle down)


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    Provenance

    Stadtpalais, Vienna, 2007.
    Vienna, 2007.