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GERMAN | A RENAISSANCE ENGRAVED GILT-BRASS TABLE CLOCK WITH ALARMCIRCA 1560

Estimate
22,000 - 30,000 GBP
Sold
22,500 GBP
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Description

  • German
  • A RENAISSANCE ENGRAVED GILT-BRASS TABLE CLOCK WITH ALARMCIRCA 1560
• Movement: steel movement with verge escapement, plain steel balance with hog's bristle regulation, fusees and lipped barrels to the going and striking trains, the alarm mounted to the side• Dial: 1½-inch twenty four hour time dial with touch-pieces and engraved I-XII and 13-24, central alarm dial, subsidiary strike indication dial to the rear• Case: with top-mounted bell, all engraved with foliate scrolls and strapwork, the front panel with coat of arms, the left side with a naked female and scientific instruments titled Astrologia, the rear with a scientist using a sundial and the right side mounted with a sundial and compass for latitudes 49, 50 and 51 degrees, the shaped base on bun feet
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