Museum quality musical longase clock with rocking ships automaton showing the harbour of Amsterdam, playing 14 melodies with 23 hammers on 15 bells, switching tunes automaticaly. "Bakwaai" carving. The ultimate dream of any advanced collector or museum. The best there is.
In the four corners of the dial are the painted inhabitants of the four continents of the World: Europe - Asia - America and Africa, unmistakably attributed to the painter W. Strumpff.
Signature: Gerret Knip - Amsterdam 1756
Literature: De Nederlandse Staande Klok, J. Zeeman, page 98, picture 82d.
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