Johann Martin Horn, Augspurg, Case No. 416, 105 mm, 1050 g, circa 1780
A rare, large Southern German coach clock with hour and quarter hour self strike "Grande Sonnerie", hour and quarter hour repeater and alarm Case: silver, sound holes, rear bell. Dial: silver, Champlevé. Movm.: full plate movement, chain/fusee and barrel for going train, 3 florally engraved barrels for striking- and alarm train with locking device, 4 hammers, three-arm steel balance.
Johann Martin Horn was a watchmaker in Augsburg who became a master in 1750. Records of his work date from 1750 to 1786. Source: Jürgen Abeler, "Meister der Uhrmacherkunst", 2. Edition, Wuppertal 2010, p. 257
This unusual carriage clock in a silver case decorated with tulips has a finely finished dial that is decorated with exquisitely engraved baroque-style foliate scrolls.
Estimate 12,000 - 16,000 €
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