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A rare and good Dutch ebony basket top alarm table clock with quarter repeat, by Joseph Norris Amsterdam, circa 1690

A rare and good Dutch ebony basket top alarm table clock with quarter repeat, by Joseph Norris Amsterdam, circa 1690
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1974
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Nieuwe Spiegelstraat 38
1017 DG Amsterdam
The Netherlands
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+31 (0)20 716 97 26
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A rare and good Dutch ebony basket top alarm table clock with quarter repeat, by Joseph Norris Amsterdam, circa 1690
Price
€ 75.000 till € 100.000
Status
Available
Signature
Joseph Norris Amsterdam
Reference
0510
Height
36.00 cm / 14 in
Width
23.00 cm / 9 in
Length
16.00 cm / 6 in

8-day fusee verge movement with well engraved plates, rack hour striking and alarm on a bell, pull quarter repeating on three bells, ebony veneered case with basket top.

15.2-cm square brass dial with matted centre fitted with latches and cherub spandersl, applied engraved silvered chapter ring with Roman numerals and five minute marking, finely pierced iron hands and engraved silvered alarm disc, date aperture and lever for strike/silent above XII, two train spring driven fusee movement with verge escapement, knopped and ringed pillars, well engraved back plate with scrolls, tulips and leaves with the signature Joseph Norris Amsterdam, rack hour striking on a bell, alarm seperately mounted on the back plate, pull wind quarter repeating on three bells, moulded ebony veneered case with a foliate pierced gilt brass basket top surmounted by a handle with eagle heads, similar front and side frets, square glazed front door with applied pierced foliate mounts, moulded plinth raised on bun feet.