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A Dutch walnut and floral marquetry longcase clock
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A Dutch walnut and floral marquetry longcase clock

HENDRIK GYSBERTSE, AMSTERDAM

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A Dutch walnut and floral marquetry longcase clock
Hendrik Gysbertse, Amsterdam
The case with later marquetry also extending to sides, cast brass figural finials, the hood with cast gilt-brass capitals to the door pilasters and blind frets friezes to front and sides, sound frets to the sides, the 31 cm. wide brass dial with engraved border, gilt cast seasonal spandrels, silvered and engraved arch to painted and engraved rolling moon, silvered chapter ring with half hour and half quarter hour markers, signed hendriik Gysbertse/Amsterdam, matted centre with subsidiary seconds ring, ringed winding holes, further engraving around the date aperture below, the eight day movement with five ringed pillars, anchor escapement and rack Dutch strike on two bells, trip repeat, movement formerly with alarm and probably associated to dial; pendulum, two brass weights
269 cm. high
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Christie's charge a premium to the buyer on the final bid price of each lot sold at the following rates: 23.8% of the final bid price of each lot sold up to and including €150,000 and 14.28% of any amount in excess of €150,000. Buyers' premium is calculated on the basis of each lot individually.
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