Dutch Long Case Clock

Dutch Long Case Clock

Price: Price on request

Offered by Kollenburg Antiquairs BV

Signed on the dial: ‘Ian Henkels, Amsterdam’

Jan Henkels worked in Amsterdam during the second half of the eighteenth century.


The clockwork

An eight-day going train with full calendar (moon phase, date, day, and month), and alarm function.

The clock has an anchor escapement and double  striking train; the full and half hours are struck, the quarters are struck once on respectively the large and the small chime.

The case

The veneered case is embellished with contrasting bands, as is the door of the trunk. The center of the door is fitted with a gilt bronze cartouche representing ‘the abduction of Europa’.

The door to the dial is flanked by two columns with bronze capitals. The hood is embellished with openwork carving. The hood is topped with a carved crest and three gilt-wood statuettes, representing Atlas flanked by two trumpeters.

ca. 1760
oak frame veneered with burrwalnut and walnut
276 x 26 x 48 cm

Offered by

Kollenburg Antiquairs BV

Postbus 171
5688 ZK Oirschot
The Netherlands

+31 499578037
+31 655822218

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