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Auktion: Fine Clocks, Barometers and Scientific Instruments
wurde versteigert am: 20. Februar 2019
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A Dutch ‘mulberry’ veneered eight-day longcase clock with moonphase

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Schätzpreis: 2.500 £ - 3.500 £
ca. 3.299 $ - 4.619 $
Zuschlagspreis:  n. a.
Los-Nr. 139, Aufrufe: 37

A Dutch mulberry veneered eight-day longcase clock with moonphase, Daniel Soos, Amsterdam, mid 18th century The five pillar rack and bell striking movement repeating the hour on a second smaller bell at half past and with anchor escapement regulated by seconds pendulum, the 12 inch brass break-arch dial with date-of-the month and day-of-the week apertures, ringed winding holes and subsidiary seconds dial to the scroll decorated matted centre within applied silvered Roman numeral chapter ring with stylised sword hilt half hour markers, Arabic five minutes to outer track and signed Daniel Soos, Amsterdam to lower margin, with scroll pierced steel hands and spandrels cast as figures emblematic of the four seasons to angles within a herringbone border, the silvered arch with rolling moonphase incorporating cloud engraved lunettes, age of the moon to the visible circumference and high-water times to a sector within the conforming cloud decorated upper margin, the lampblack-stained burr field maple veneered case with giltwood flambeau finials and domed ogee caddy over fretwork frieze and ebonised cavetto moulded break-arch cornice with conforming fret to lintel, with ebonised three-quarter columns to hood door and the sides with scroll pierced break-arch sound frets and conforming quarter columns set against bargeboards at the rear, the trunk with triple-line bordered break-arch door centred with a circular brass lentical, the sides with twin ebony line bordered panels, on conforming panel-outlined plinth base with swept skirt and bracket feet, 254cm (100ins) high excluding top finial.

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Auktionshaus: Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions
Titel: Fine Clocks, Barometers and Scientific Instruments
Auktionsdatum: 20.02.2019
Adresse: Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions
16-17 Pall Mall
St James’s
SW1Y 5LU London
Großbritannien und Nordirland
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