20 December 2000
A Frisian 'staartklok'
The painted dial with a Roman chapter ring and cornucopia spandrels, with pierced brass handles surmounted by a village scene, the case of typical form mounted with an oval brass lenticle centred by an urn, the arched hood with a glazed door with half-columns to the angles and silvered figural finials, the five-pillar weight driven movement with a countwheel on two strikes and anchor escapement
172cm. high x 34cm. wide x 21cm. deep
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Interior designer Rita Konig on her design philosophy and the interiors she created for our Collector sales in London this November