Offered by Cor van der Heijden Antique Clocks
A fire-gilded bronze Colomendule signed: Bazerga à Rotterdam. The ormolu bronze case has two columns on a square base with the image of fire dishes.
8.2 cm white enamel dial with Roman hour numerals. The minutes are indicated by minute dashes around the hour digits. Signed: Gb. Bazerga à Rotterdam. The hour and minute hand are made of blued steel "Empire model"
Eight-day spring-powered anchor movement pendulum with silk suspension. Bell percussion in full on the hour and once every half hour by means of a locking disc.
The ormolu bronze case has two columns on a square base with the image of fire dishes. The clock is crowned with a picture of Socrates with a rooster on his lap to sacrifice it in gratitude for healing, for healing or pleading or for an impending death to accompany the soul of the deceased to Hades, the underworld. Below the dial an angel surrounded by tendrils and flowers. On the base in the center a fire dish, flanked with trumpet-blowing angels. The whole is supported on four legs.
Cor van der Heijden Antique Clocks't Hofke 28
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