A Dutch burr walnut longcase clock with ships automaton, A. Heijmuijs Amsterdam
4,000 - 6,000 EUR
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- 280cm. high.
32.5-cm arched brass dial with mask spandrels, chapter ring with Roman numerals signed A. Heijmuijs Amsterdam, foliate pierced hands and subsidiary seconds, apertures for moonphase, date and ships automaton in the arch rocking to and fro' on a choppy sea, connected to the anchor movement with trip repeating rack Dutch half hour striking on alternating bells, associated burr walnut case with bell top surmounted by a gilt wood Atlas and two angels, shaped corniche with carved ornament over foliate pierced wood frets, brass capped columns flanking the glazed door, canted trunk with Europe lenticle to the shaped door, bombed base raised on claw feet