German-Augsburg-gilt-copper-bronze-türmchenuhr-striking-alarm-1620

A South German gilt copper striking and alarm ‘Türmchenuhr’ table clock, circa 1620

Description

5.9-cm engraved dial with Roman numerals I-XII and touch knobs, an inner ring calibrated 13-24, single blued hour hand and engraved alarm disc, brass posted double fusee movement with plain balance, hour countwheel striking on a bell indicated by a subsidiary dial with Arabic numerals on the reverse with touch knobs, alarm on a bell, gilt copper case throughout adourned by foliate engraved strapwork, surmounted by a cuppola on a pierced gallery topped by a gadrooned finial, ornamental urns on the corners, panels with glass panels and pilasters on rectangular bases, placed on an ogee shaped base with further strapwork.

Sizes

(Height) 28.6 cm (Width) 14.6 cm (Depth) 14.6 cm
(Height) 11.3 in (Width) 5.7 in (Depth) 5.7 in

Price

€ 40.000

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