28 January 2015
A GERMAN ENGRAVED GILT-BRASS STRIKING SQUARE TABLE CLOCK
I. W., PROBABLY JACOB WEISS, AUGSBURG, LATE 16TH CENTURY
The raised hour dial with touch pieces and steel hand above the pierced gallery with bell, an aperture for strike indication to one angle; the steel movement with twin gut fusees and verge and foliate escapement, the engraved bottom plate with blued steel spring work and hand regulation indicator, engraved makers mark 'I W'
4 ¼ in. (11 cm.) high, 4 ¼ in. (11 cm.) square
Masterpieces from The Time Museum, Part II, Sotheby's, New York, 18 June 2002, lot 104.
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The Time Museum, Rockford, Illinois, Inventory No. 1557.
Jacob Weiss, Master 1584.
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