Lot 253
  • 253

A Dutch burr walnut inlaid quarter striking longcase clock, Lourens Du Chesne circ 1740

Estimate
7,000 - 10,000 EUR
Sold
8,750 EUR
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Description

33.5-cm arched dial with engraved border and centre, silvered chapter ring with Roman numerals signed Lourens Du Chesne Amsterdam, pierced blued hands and subsidiary seconds, apertures for date, day, month and moonphase in the finely engraved arch, season spandrels, anchor movement with trip repeating rack Dutch quarter striking on two alternating bells, alarm removed, burr walnut veneered case with shaped cornice over pierced frets, break arch glazed door, trunk with rare concave corners and long door with chequered inlay banding, similar inlay to the base with scroll sides raised on bun feet, finials lacking
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