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CLOCKS FROM A PRIVATE ENGLISH COLLECTION

A renaissance gilt-brass astronomical table clock, probably South German, late 16th century with later losses and alterations
Estimate
10,00015,000
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159

CLOCKS FROM A PRIVATE ENGLISH COLLECTION

A renaissance gilt-brass astronomical table clock, probably South German, late 16th century with later losses and alterations
Estimate
10,00015,000
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A renaissance gilt-brass astronomical table clock, probably South German, late 16th century with later losses and alterations
5-inch outer hours ring with touch pieces, the inner dial plate with twenty-four hour dial engraved I-XII twice and enclosing an astrolabic plate engraved Prima domus, (later steel hour hand), the movement with turned and ringed pillars, verge escapement with later balance and hairspring, chain fusee with lipped barrel, the striking train with numbered locking plate mounted on the backplate, gut fusee, striking on a large bell enclosing the movement, the drum case pierced and engraved with arabesques  
14cm. 5½in. diameter
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