28 January 2015
A GERMAN MINIATURE ENGRAVED GILT-BRASS TRAVELLING QUARTER-REPEATING TIMEPIECE HEXAGONAL TABLE CLOCK
WILHELM KOBERLE, EICHSTADT, CIRCA 1700
With glazed convex bezel, glazed sides, the champlevé dial with Roman hours and Arabic minutes, blued steel hands and signed 'Wilhelm Koberle'; the movement with chain fusee for time and fixed engraved barrel for the pull repeat, striking bell to hinged base, the profusely engraved baseplate signed 'Wilhelm Köberle cy', leather travel case
3 in. (7.5 cm.) high, 3 in. (7.5 cm.) wide
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C. Vincent, Northern European Clocks in New York Collections, New York, 1972, p. 24.
Northern European Clocks in New York Collections, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 4 January – 28 March 1972, inv. no. 69.
Wilhelm Koberle active circa 1680-1715.
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