Lot 57
  • 57

A Dutch burr walnut quarter striking alarm longcase clock, Boyon Amsterdam

6,000 - 9,000 EUR
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  • 258cm. high including atlas.
33.5-cm arched dial, engraved silvered chapter ring with Roman numerals and pierced blued hands, foliate signature plaques flanking the subsidiary seconds signed J.N. Boyon Amsterdam, apertures for date, day and moonphase below in the polychrome painted scene of peasants dancing anchor movement with trip repeating rack Dutch quarter striking on alterating bells, alarm on the large bell, burr walnut veneered case surmounted by a gilt wood Atlas, Chronos and Mercury, a carved ornament shaped cornice with trailing leaves over the foliate pierced wood frets, brass capped pilasters flanking the glazed door, waisted door to the canted trunk with Chronos lenticle, moulded bombed base raised on flat feet


dial a little tarnished and varnished wich is starting to discolour a little, painting below of laer date but well done and in good condition, replaced hands, movement able to function but needs to be cleaned, 'scape wheel replaced, case in reasonable condition, frets replaced at some time but long time ago, top part (hat) of the case lacking veneer a little pale but in order, base lacking its feet and bombe corners now with flatter feet, this should be reversible, together with a pendulum, 3 statues, 3 weights (one alarm weight lacking), winder, 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."