Lot 471
  • 471

A Dutch burr walnut repeating quarter chiming longcase clock late 19th century

5,000 - 7,000 EUR
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  • 276cm. high incl. atlas.
34-cm brass dial with foliate engraved centre and pierced brass hands, engraved silvered chapter ring with Roman numerals bearing the signature Pieter Braam Amsteldam, apertures for date, day, month and moonphase in the arch, subsidiary seconds and mask spandrels, anchor movement with trip repeating quarter chiming on six bells, burr walnut veneered case with pierced wood cresting surmounted by a giltwood atlas and two angels, scrolled cornice with carved ornament above the break arch glazed door, the canted trunk with long shaped chequered inlaid door and Chronos lenticle, bombed base with similar inlay raised on claw feet


dial tarnished, chapter ring with varnish and slightly rubbed, moonphase partly rubbed off the blue ground, brass hands of and English longcase clock, movement in working order but very dirty and in need of an overhaul, case in dirty original condition, top cresting with damages to the pierced frets, one side very distressed, further damages to the side frets on the right side of the hood, a few cracks in the door, trunk of rich colour, a little dirty, base with a few shrinking cracks, top part of back panel lacking, together with three weights, three statues, a pendulum, a winder and a doorkey
"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."

**Please be advised that bands made of materials derived from endangered or otherwise protected species (i.e. alligator and crocodile) are not sold with the watches and are for display purposes only. We reserve the right to remove these bands prior to shipping.

Important Notice regarding importation into the United States of Rolex watches
Sotheby's cannot arrange for the delivery of Rolex watches to the United States because U.S. laws restricts the import of Rolex watches. The buyer or a designated agent may collect the property in the country of sale."