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A Dutch burr-walnut, figured walnut and marquetry striking longcase clock
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A Dutch burr-walnut, figured walnut and marquetry striking longcase clock

WILLEM TOBYAS, AMSTERDAM, CIRCA 1770-1780, THE MARQUETRY CIRCA 1900

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A Dutch burr-walnut, figured walnut and marquetry striking longcase clock
WILLEM TOBYAS, AMSTERDAM, CIRCA 1770-1780, THE MARQUETRY CIRCA 1900
The dial signed on a brass plaque Willem Tobyas/Amsterdam in the matted centre with subsidiary seconds ring and date aperture, black-painted pierced hands, strike/no strike lever near numeral 15, below a painted scene depicting various figures in a landscape, with a rolling penny moon with age, the eight day four pillar movement with anchor escapement and Dutch rack strike on two bells; minor losses, three giltwood figural finials later (two lacking), later pierced wood sound frets to the sides
268 cm. high
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