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GERMAN | A SMALL GILT-BRASS RENAISSANCE DRUM TIMEPIECECIRCA 1550

Estimate
17,000 - 26,000 GBP
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Description

  • German
  • A SMALL GILT-BRASS RENAISSANCE DRUM TIMEPIECECIRCA 1550
• Movement: incomplete iron movement with fusee and hogs bristle regulation, pallets and foliot lacking• Dial: with inner twenty-four hour ring and with touch pieces• Case: drum case engraved with medallion portraits linked by flowers and leaves, indistinct makers mark

Provenance

Edward Hornby Collection, Sotheby's London, Edward Hornby Collection, 1 December 1978, Lot 4

Literature

Clutton & Daniels, Watches, Batsford 1971, figs. 72/3
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