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A GERMAN OR SWISS GILT AND SILVERED METAL MOUNTED EBONISED F...

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Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000
ca. US$3,117 - US$4,676
Price realised:  £5,250
ca. US$8,184
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A GERMAN OR SWISS GILT AND SILVERED METAL MOUNTED EBONISED FRUITWOOD TIMEPIECE TABLE CLOCK
SECOND HALF 17TH CENTURY AND LATER
A GERMAN OR SWISS GILT AND SILVERED METAL MOUNTED EBONISED FRUITWOOD TIMEPIECE TABLE CLOCK SECOND HALF 17TH CENTURY AND LATER CASE: of architectural outline, surmounted by a figure in armour, with spiral-twist columns and stepped base, elements later DIAL: the arched dial with later pierced gilt-metal foliate ornament about the skeletonised chapter ring, minute hand lacking MOVEMENT: with three square section pillars, single fusee, verge escapement and front swinging pendulum, the engraved backplate signed 'Fug' and scratch engraved '14199' 22 in. (56 cm.) high; 12½ in. (31.8 cm.) wide; 4¾ in. (12 cm.) deep

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Christie's
Title: Works of Art from the Collection of the late Lord Forte & An Interior by Francoise de Pfyffer
Date of the auction: 12 Jul 2012
Address: Christie's
12 July 2012, London, King Street