Lot 304 A. Rococo longcase clock with automaton

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Auction date:14.11.2018   11:30 UTC +02:00
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Lot 304 A | Rococo longcase clock with automaton
Around 1760-70. Jan Henkels.

Walnut veneer with partially figurative deposits. Gold-Plated Appliqués. Dial partially gilded, silvered, or painted. Eintüriger box with curved Base and the stepped degree, three vases as a
Crest. The dial with Roman numerals and Arabic Chapter ring, small
Second with date display, in addition, Indicators for day and month, and moon phase
and moon age. Below the dial is a theatrical backdrop with moving ships, and
segnendem Christ. Eight day movement with quarter hour strike on two bells. Height approx 261cm.
The numeral wreath.
Condition B. (P/G/S).
Provenance:
Private collection, NRW.

Literature:
Brian Loomes: Watchmakers and Clockmakers of the World, 2006. Master see p. 366

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