AN AUSTRIAN WALNUT QUARTER-STRIKING AND REPEATING TABLE CLOCK
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AN AUSTRIAN WALNUT QUARTER-STRIKING AND REPEATING TABLE CLOCK

THE MOVEMENT BY JOHANNES WÖLFLE (WÖLFEL), WIEN. MID 18TH CENTURY; THE CASE 20TH CENTURY

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AN AUSTRIAN WALNUT QUARTER-STRIKING AND REPEATING TABLE CLOCK
THE MOVEMENT BY JOHANNES WÖLFLE (WÖLFEL), WIEN. MID 18TH CENTURY; THE CASE 20TH CENTURY
The arched brass dial with signature roundel signed John Woellfle, WIENN, flanked by subsidiaries for repeat/not repeat and strike/silent, six pillar 30-hour triple gut fusee movement with verge escapement, integral backswinging pendulum, strike and repeat on two bells; winding key
44 cm. high (handle down)
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Christie’s charges a premium to the buyer on the Hammer Price of each lot sold at the following rates: 29.75% of the Hammer Price of each lot up to and including €20,000, plus 23.8% of the Hammer Price between €20,001 and €800.000, plus 14.28% of any amount in excess of €800.000. Buyer’s premium is calculated on the basis of each lot individually.
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Please note this clock has a 30-hour movement and not an eight-day movement as stated in the printed catalogue.

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Lot Essay

Johann(es) Wölfle (Wölfel), Wien (b. 1715-1762), recorded clockmaker in 1749.

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