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A GERMAN MINIATURE ENGRAVED GILT-BRASS TRAVELLING QUARTER-REPEATING TIMEPIECE HEXAGONAL TABLE CLOCK
A GERMAN MINIATURE ENGRAVED GILT-BRASS TRAVELLING QUARTER-REPEATING TIMEPIECE HEXAGONAL TABLE CLOCK
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A GERMAN MINIATURE ENGRAVED GILT-BRASS TRAVELLING QUARTER-REPEATING TIMEPIECE HEXAGONAL TABLE CLOCK

WILHELM KOBERLE, EICHSTADT, CIRCA 1700

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A GERMAN MINIATURE ENGRAVED GILT-BRASS TRAVELLING QUARTER-REPEATING TIMEPIECE HEXAGONAL TABLE CLOCK
WILHELM KOBERLE, EICHSTADT, CIRCA 1700
With glazed apertures to all sides, repeat plunger to side, the champlevé dial with Roman hours and Arabic five minutes, blued steel hands; the movement with chain fusee for time and fixed engraved barrel for the repeat, the backplate and bridge profusely engraved, the hammer heads as hog's heads, striking a bell to hinged baseplate, signed to bottom plate 'Wilhälmus Köberle', with leather travel case
2 ¾ in. (7 cm.) high, 3 in. (7.5 cm.) wide
Literature
C. Vincent, Northern European Clocks in New York Collections, New York, 1972, p. 24.
Exhibited
Time Pieces, The Staten Island Museum, New York, January-March 1959, Inv. PDG 8.
Northern European Clocks in New York Collections, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 4 January – 28 March 1972, inv. no. 68, inventory label 'L.1971.93.9'.

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Wilhelm Koberle active circa 1680-1715.

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