28 - 29 October 2009,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 2,750
Estimate GBP 2,000 - GBP 3,000
AN ITALIAN EBONY AND GILT-BRASS MOUNTED NIGHT CLOCK
Late 17th Century, with later movement
CASE: with pendulum aperture to the lower rail, the rear panel with drop-down shelf for supporting oil lamp
DIAL: later glazed, painted with a Nativity scene (some restorations), with aperture for aperture for revolving pierced hour chapters, with quarters pierced in the dial above
MOVEMENT: modern German movement, single barrel with pin pallet escapement; winding key
19 in. (48 cm.) high; 13 in. (33 cm.) wide; 6 1/3 in. (16.5 cm.) deep
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