Lot 4115 - W251 Col. Fröhlich - Thursday, 01. December 2016, 9.30 AM

ONE-HANDED IRON CLOCK WITH ALARM,

Gothic, Winterthur, monogrammed UL (Ulrich and Andeas Liechti, died in 1627 and 1621) and dated 1597.
Wrought iron. Open movement with pillar design. Historically rebuilt movement with wheel balance and striking mechanism on bell. Outside fly. Alarm on bell. Dial, painted later. Bell mounting replaced. Hand, replaced.
14.5x15x37 cm.

The proportions and design of this wall clock, which is based on the clocks made by the ancestor Ulrich Liechti (deceased in 1545), are typical of the wall clocks made by the Liechti watchmaker family.

Cf. Fridolin Staub. Eine Sammlung alter Uhren. Gipf-Oberfrick 2000. pp. 22-27.

CHF 10 000 / 15 000

€ 8 770 / 13 160

Sold for CHF 35 000 (including buyer’s premium)
All information is subject to change.