German. A rare late 16th century oval single-hand two-train clock watch with sundial Circa 1595
Lot 6
German. A rare late 16th century oval single-hand two-train clock watch with sundial Circa 1595
Sold for £10,200 (US$ 16,927) inc. premium
Lot Details
German. A rare late 16th century oval single-hand two-train clock watch with sundial
Circa 1595
Gilt oval movement with later pierced and engraved pinned balance cock, steel balance with pin regulation, cylindrical pillars, separate alarm barrel, single curved hammer striking on a large internal bell, gilt dial with engraved winged male figures and running stags, Roman numerals and inner Arabic 24 hour ring, central silvered Alarm disc marked from 1-12 with engraved design, single steel hand, large case with pierced and engraved cover depicting two figures blowing horns with monkeys and griffins, central aperture marked for the hours with later hinged cover with cord gnomon for the sundial, round pierced and engraved case band with the case back showing a hunter and his hounds, turned brass finial with bow
61mm x 82mm.(af)
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