Lot No. 607 (89th Auction)
Balthasar Schaller, Friedberg, 56 x 48 mm, 131 g, circa 1620

An oval, large pendant watch case with later movement
Case: brass, firegilt, polished, the sides ornamented with florally openwork decor, hinged front lid. Dial: brass, firegilt, chapter ring with engraved inlaid radial Roman numerals and Arabic numerals "13-24", central compass rose, single iron hand. Movm.: full plate movement, oval, firegilt, signed, applied floral decorations, decorated edge, chain/fusee, verge escapement, three-arm steel balance, florally decorated and pierced balance cock.

Balthasar Schaller
Balthasar Schaller was born in 1662 in Friedberg. He was watchmaker and mayor. He died in 1747.
Source: "Meister der Uhrmacherkunst" (masters of watchmaking) by Juergen Abeler, 2nd edition, Wuppertal 2010, p. 483.

Estimate  2,200 - 4,000 €

Price Realised  2,200 €
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