Lot No. 259 (95th Auction)
J(ohann) G(ottfried) Kriedel in Budissin (Bautzen), 108 x 94 x 75 mm, circa 1740

A hexagonal table clock with hour self strike and alarm
Case: brass, gilt/silvered, florally engraved, the sides with screwed on windows, winged claw feet, rear bell. Dial: silver champlevé, central alarm disc. Movm.: hexagonal brass movement, chain/fusee, 1 barrel, 1 engraved hammer, verge escapement, three-arm brass balance.

Johann Gottfried Kriedel (Kridell, Kriedell, Krid - also backwards Ledeirk) was born in 1702. He is first mentioned 1735 as living and working in Bautzen; from 1754 on he also worked in Cottbus. Kriedel died in 1757.
Source: Juergen Abeler, "Meister der Uhrmacherkunst", 2. Edition, Wuppertal 2010, p. 322.
Estimate  4,500 - 6,500 €

Price Realised  7,500 €
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