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    Sale 2782

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

    1 April 2008, Amsterdam

  • Lot 304

    FOUR VARIOUS CLOCK MOVEMENTS

    18TH AND 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    FOUR VARIOUS CLOCK MOVEMENTS
    18TH AND 19TH CENTURY
    Comprising an Austrian movement with quarter repeat on seven bells, early 18th Century, the engraved dial with silvered chapter ring, calendar to the arched top flanked by selection rings for schlagt/sc.nicht and repetiert/nicht re., matted centre with mock pendulum and date aperture, six ring turned pillars, triple barrel gut fusee with verge escapement, hour strike on one bell, signed on the engraved backplate MARTINVS KVNCIK/HUNNOBRODAE - 27 cm. high x 19 cm. wide; An English brass dial with silvered chapter ring signed John Ferrers, London, 18th Century, with a 20th Century single barrel movement -30.5 cm. (12 inch) square dial; A Louis XVI movement, late 18th Century, with white enamel dial signed Gille L'Ainé/A PARIS, twin barrel with anchor escapement, silk suspension and countwheel strike on bell - 13.5 cm. diam.; An Austrian timepiece movement, 19th Century, brass engine turned centre with white enamel chapter ring, single barrel movement with anchor escapement, signed on the backplate F. Hegtmanek/No. 125 - 15 cm. diam.; all with some losses and damages
    Together with an Austrian giltwood clockcase, late 18th Century - 75cm. high, damages and losses (5)


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    Provenance

    Schloss Vaduz, Liechtenstein, 1945.
    Vienna, 2007.