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    Sale 2796

    The P.C. Spaans Collection of Important European Clocks

    19 December 2007, Amsterdam

  • Lot 407

    An Austro-Hungarian silver striking table clock

    PROBABLY 19TH CENTURY, THE ASSOCIATED MOVEMENT BY A. BANCK, JAROSLAN

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    An Austro-Hungarian silver striking table clock
    Probably 19th Century, the associated movement by A. Banck, Jaroslan
    The repoussé case decorated with fruit designs and applied with leaf mounts, with glazed side panels and on bun feet, the dial with engraved Roman chapter ring and raised centre, blued steel Breguet hands, the associated movement with square plates joined by four pillars, twin barrels with platform lever escapement with bimetallic balance and strike on gong, signed A. Banck à Jaroslan, also applied with a plaque inscribed Repassirt/J Becker/St Petersburg, the hinged base with bell apertures
    32 cm. wide


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    COMPARATIVE LITERATURE:
    Ernst Von Bassermann-Jordan & Hans von Bertele, Oude Klokken, Haarlem, 1974, p.133, fig.106
    Klaus Maurice, Die deutsche Räderuhr, Munich, 1976, figs.605-608

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