Lot 99. Southern Germany or Switzerland. Late Gothic Wall Clock

Starting price:€ 12 000
Auction date:13.11.2019   14:00 UTC +02:00
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Lot 99Southern Germany or Switzerland. Late Gothic Wall Clock
To 1600-20.

Iron-and-partly-coloured painted. Stone, and iron weights. High rectangular, tower-like housing with a lantern crown. On all sides, with the remains of a
colored paint. Representations of the landscape, as well as on the Front of a winged
Hour glass on clouds. Openwork financial statements, with flowers, faces and mythical creatures.
The bell carrier with stylized flowers. Large Numeral ring with Roman numerals for the
the hours, including a sub-dial with Roman numerals for the
Quarters of an hour. Movement with weight drive, iron wheels, spindle speed and Waaghemmung.
Hour strike on bell with internal toothed lock washer. Height approx 44cm. Condition B. Age-Specific Supplements.
Provenance:
- Sotheby's: Important Clocks, Watches and Wristwatches, auction Amsterdam, 21.2.1995, Lot 346.
- Private Collection, Rhineland.

Literature:
- W. F. J. Hana: Klokken Kijkboek, Haarlem, 1978. The clock is pictured and discussed on p. 8,9, and 60.
Auction catalog Sotheby's: Important Clocks, Watches and Wristwatches, Amsterdam, 21.2.1995, Lot 346, see p. 68 and 79

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