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517 Benedictus Fürstenfelder in Friedtberg, 110 mm, 1427 g, circa 1730  An almost as new, very fine double-cased coach clock with quarter hour self strike - “Grande Sonnerie”, quarter repeating mechanism, alarm, day and date indicator of museum like quality, “The Great Turkish War”. Described in detail and illustrated in “Die Kutschenuhr” by Lukas Stolberg, Munich 1993 on the front cover and pages 91 and 237 Case: outer case - silver, covered with blue leather, stud decoration, large lateral hinge. Inner case - silver, punch mark “GDW”, Repoussé decoration: battle scene of a Turkish and an Austrian soldier in front of military camp, fine engraved and pierced, ribbon decoration and acanthus foliage, large lateral hinge. Dial: silver, Champlevé, finely engraved, Roman numerals, central turning alarm disc with setting device via pinion square, window for month at “12”, window for date at “3”, engraved and pierced blued hands. Movm.: full plate movement, frosted, gilt, applied engraved pierced decorations, florally pierced movement pillars, 4 florally engraved barrels, chain/fusee, 4 hammers/1 bell, verge escapament, three-arm steel balance, florally engraved and pierced balance cock with mascaron. Benedikt Fuerstenfelder Benedikt Fuerstenfelder was one of the most important and influential watchmakers in Friedberg during the late 17th and early 18th century. The present piece is not only remarkable because of its almost perfect condition but must be considered one of the most aesthetically pleasing as well as technically most complicated carriage clocks known. Fuerstenfelder was born on January 2, 1680 in Aichach, he was the son of Johannes and his wife Elisabetha. He married Magdalena Gastl of Laimering in Aichach in 1707. He was a senator of the outer council in Friedberg and died there on July 26, 1754. Source: Dr. Adelheid Riolini-Unger, “Friedberger Uhren”, City Museum Friedberg, p. 163. Benedictus Fürstenfelder in Friedtberg — 博物館價值,保存如新,極 精緻的雙層錶殼馬車鐘,附大自鳴”Grande Sonnerie”,二問,鬧 鈴,日期及星期顯示”The Great Turkish War”。詳細描述,可參見這 本書”Die Kutschenuhr”的封面及第91和237頁的說明,作者為Lukas Stolberg,慕尼黑 1993年出版 40451  C: 2, 39 D: 2 M: 2, 41, 51  35.000 - 45.000 EUR 38.500 - 49.600 USD 315.000 - 405.000 HKD