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Lot 1028* - A176 Mobilier, Porcelaine & Décoration - mercredi, 23. mars 2016, 10h00

EGG-SHAPED TRAVEL CLOCK,

so-called "neck clock" or "Nuremberg egg", Renaissance, the movement signed GEORG SCHMIDT AUGSBURG (1581 Augsburg 1608), Augsburg, ca. 1600.
Bronze and silver, gilt and engraved. Silver-plated, engraved dial. 2 fine hands. Pocket watch movement with verge escapement, striking the 1/4-hour and the hour on bell. Lunette, adapted later. Mounted on a later horse figure with movable eyes. On a shaped, ebonized plinth, inscribed "Volat irrevocabile tempus et dies tuos diminuerat". Gilt bronze Mounts and applications.
Watch 5.5x4x8 cm. In total 26x15x35 cm.

Provenance:
- Auction Sotheby's London, 3 October 1996 (Lot No. 10).
- From a private collection, Austria.

CHF 8 000 / 14 000 | (€ 8 250 / 14 430)

Vendu pour CHF 18 500 (frais inclus)
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