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    Sale 2818

    European Noble and Private Collections

    31 March - 1 April 2009, Amsterdam

  • Lot 298

    AN AUSTRIAN WALNUT QUARTER-STRIKING AND REPEATING TABLE CLOCK

    THE MOVEMENT BY JOHANNES WÖLFLE (WÖLFEL), WIEN. MID 18TH CENTURY; THE CASE 20TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    AN AUSTRIAN WALNUT QUARTER-STRIKING AND REPEATING TABLE CLOCK
    THE MOVEMENT BY JOHANNES WÖLFLE (WÖLFEL), WIEN. MID 18TH CENTURY; THE CASE 20TH CENTURY
    The arched brass dial with signature roundel signed John Woellfle, WIENN, flanked by subsidiaries for repeat/not repeat and strike/silent, six pillar 30-hour triple gut fusee movement with verge escapement, integral backswinging pendulum, strike and repeat on two bells; winding key
    44 cm. high (handle down)


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    Johann(es) Wölfle (Wölfel), Wien (b. 1715-1762), recorded clockmaker in 1749.

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    Saleroom Notice

    Please note this clock has a 30-hour movement and not an eight-day movement as stated in the printed catalogue.