Lot 149
  • 149

A Dutch Amsterdam burr walnut marquetry inlaid alarm longcase clock with barometer, Andries Vermeulen, Circa 1720

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Description

latched 30.5-cm arched brass dial with engraved border, engraved chapter ring with Roman numerals signed Andries Vermeulen Amsterdam, shaped hands and alarm disc, apertures for date, day/day sign and moonphase with moondate in the arch, cherub and crown spandrels, movement with anchor escapement, Dutch rack half hour striking on two alternating bells, alarm on a bell, burr walnut case with dome top, surmounted by three brass ball finials, moulded break arch cornice with foliate pierced brass frets, foliate inlaid break arch door, flanked by two brass capped columns, straight trunk with further foliate inlay, long break arch door incorporating the simple barometer with engraved brass summer and winter scales, square moulded base with inlaid banding raised on bun feet

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