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    Sale 2775

    European Furniture, Clocks, Sculpture and Works of Art

    19 - 20 December 2007, Amsterdam

  • Lot 400

    AN IRON AND POLYCHROME PAINTED STRIKING WALL CLOCK

    SOUTH GERMAN OR SWISS, PROBABLY 16TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    AN IRON AND POLYCHROME PAINTED STRIKING WALL CLOCK
    SOUTH GERMAN OR SWISS, PROBABLY 16TH CENTURY
    The rectangular dial with circular openworked centre, foliate decoration surrounding the red painted Gothic chapter ring, single iron hand, the short duration movement with square iron posts, two weight driven trains, large iron wheels with four spokes, verge and foliot escapement, countwheel strike on bell above; two lead weight and small iron weights for foliot (later); together with a later oak wall bracket
    47 cm. high (4)


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    Post Lot Text

    END OF AFTERNOON SESSION

    EVENING SESSION

    19 DECEMBER 2007, 7.00 PM (LOTS 401-495)

    THE IMPORTANT CLOCK COLLECTION OF THE LATE MR P.C. SPAANS (LOTS 401-495)