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Masterworks of Time: Adolf Lange, The Golden Era of Glashütte

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Johann Christoph Strigell, Kreilsheim
A SILVER PAIR CASED WANDERING HOUR VERGE WATCH CIRCA 1700
Movement: gilded full plate, verge escapement, decoratively pierced and engraved winged balance cock with similarly decorated broad foot, silver regulation disc, flat three-arm balance with spring, broad decoratively pierced and engraved foliate pillars, fusee and chain, signed Johann Christoph Strigell
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Dial: silver champlevé with matt ground, the semi-circular aperture with gilded disc decoratively engraved with scrolling foliage and with square aperture for the hours with Roman numerals, the dial above and below with semi-circular sectors with Arabic numeral roundels for minutes and quarter hours respectively, the lower half of the dial with applied gilded scrolling foliage and banner engraved Kreilsheim
Cases: plain silver inner case, aperture for winding to back, plain pendant with stirrup-form bow • silver outer case. the back with radiating fluting centred with a chased and engraved rosette, bezel with roundels interspersed by losenge motif, square hinge 

width of outer case 54mm, inner 49mm
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Provenance

Antiquorum Geneva, 13 May 2007, lot 239

Catalogue Note

Johann Christoph Strigell is listed by J. Abeler in Meister der Uhrmacherkunst, 1977, p.605.

Masterworks of Time: Adolf Lange, The Golden Era of Glashütte

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Geneva