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GERMAN | A RENAISSANCE GILT-BRASS AUTOMATON MONSTRANCE TABLE CLOCK, PROBABLY STUTTGARTCIRCA 1570 AND LATER

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13,000 - 20,000 GBP
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  • German
  • A RENAISSANCE GILT-BRASS AUTOMATON MONSTRANCE TABLE CLOCK, PROBABLY STUTTGARTCIRCA 1570 AND LATER
• Movement: steel movement with open springs, verge escapement and later pendulum, numbered locking ring striking on a bell, the backplate with later engraved brass embellishments• Dial: 3-inch replaced dial• Case: drum case surmounted by a mythological male figure and supported on a baluster pillar and pierced domed base housing the bell, the splayed plinth repousee with leaves and with a standing automaton figure of a nobleman raising his sword as the bell is struck
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