Lot 405
  • 405

A Dutch burr walnut repeating longcase clock, Pieter Tysen 18th and 19th century

4,000 - 6,000 EUR
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  • 292cm. high incl. atlas.
32-cm engraved silvered chapter ring signed Pieter Tysen Amsteldam, subsidiary seconds and apertures for day, date and moonphase in the arch, re-painted polychrome surround with season spandrels, associated anchor movement with trip repeating rack Dutch half hour striking on two tilting bells, 19th century burr walnut case with shaped top surmounted by an atlas and two angels, foliate pierced frets above and below the shaped corners with carved ornament, glazed door flanked by canted pilasters, canted trunk with long shaped door and Europe lenticle, moulded base with curbed knees over canted corners, raised on claw feet


silvered parts tarnished, replaced hands, painted surfaces of the dial done probably first quarter 20th century, movement associated to this dial, movement in need of a total overhaul, a bridge of the dial work needs to be replaced and now causing the hands to be stuck, unusual movement with tilting bells, 19th century case pale of colour with shinking cracks to the hood and severe cracks to the front of the base, together with a pendulum, three statues, a key and two weights
"In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. All dimensions in catalogue descriptions are approximate. Condition reports may not specify mechanical replacements or imperfections to the movement, case, dial, pendulum, separate base(s) or dome. Watches in water-resistant cases have been opened to examine movements but no warranties are made that the watches are currently water-resistant. Please note that we do not guarantee the authenticity of any individual component parts, such as wheels, hands, crowns, crystals, screws, bracelets and leather bands, since subsequent repairs and restoration work may have resulted in the replacement of original parts. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue. In particular, please note it is the purchaser's responsibility to comply with any applicable import and export matters, particularly in relation to lots incorporating materials from endangered species.NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."

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