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Lot No. 15
Lot No. 15
Estimate  10,000 - 30,000 €
Price Realised  8,200 €
This is a lot of the last auction!

Southern German, Height 600 mm

, circa 1612

An impressive and important large one handed hour striking Renaissance iron clock of museum quality

Case: square open iron case, polychrome painted, 1 bell, 2 hammers. Dial: painted hour chapter ring with radial Roman numerals, finely cut iron hand. Movm.: iron frame, iron going train in 2 levels with weight winding spools, verge escapement, foliot balance and adjustable weights.

Almost 60 cm high, the two black figures wearing turbans and jewellery sit on top of this large wall clock; at every hour they strike the bell with their hammers. The large and the small wheel can be seen engaging within the dial. The open iron frame flanked by beautifully twisted columns reveals a well-preserved, large iron movement.
Case: very good, restaurations
Dial: very good
Movm.: very good, capable of running, cleaning recommended

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