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    Sale 2782

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

    1 April 2008, Amsterdam

  • Lot 179

    AN ENGRAVED GILT-BRASS AND TORTOISESHELL CLOCK CASE OF A 'MONSTRANZ UHR'

    LATE 17TH CENTURY, PROBABLY SOUTH GERMAN

    Price Realised  

    AN ENGRAVED GILT-BRASS AND TORTOISESHELL CLOCK CASE OF A 'MONSTRANZ UHR'
    LATE 17TH CENTURY, PROBABLY SOUTH GERMAN
    The circular pierced and engraved body with foliate side frets and large bell to the inside and surmounted by a figural finial, the baluster shaft above a hexagonal ripple-moulded plinth base with a key drawer, on bun feet, with rectangular paper label inscribed Schloss Eisgrub/Obj.-Nr. I.25/Inv.-Nr. 296 and oval paper label inscribed GH; movement lacking
    49.5 cm. high


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    Provenance

    Schloss Vaduz, Liechtenstein, 1945.