Lot 430
  • 430

A Dutch burr walnut quarter striking repeating alarm longcase clock, Johannes de Lit mid 18th century

Estimate
7,000 - 9,000 EUR
Sold
8,050 EUR
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Description

32.5-cm brass dial with engraved border and engraved silvered chapter ring with Roman numerals, foliate pierced hands and alarm disk, subsidiary seconds and apertures for day, date and moonphase in the arch, foliate engraved silvered signature plate signed Johannes de Lit Amsterdam, anchor movement with trip repeating Dutch rack quarter striking on alternating bells, alarm on a large bell, associated to the burr walnut veneered case with shaped top surmounted by two giltwood angels, foliate pierced frets above and below the shaped corners with carved ornament, glazed door flanked by brass capped columns, canted trunk long shaped door with Chronos lenticle, moulded bombed base on claw feet
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