An important 17th century 'Hague Clock' by Joseph Norris Amsterdam, circa 1670

An important 17th century 'Hague Clock' by Joseph Norris Amsterdam, circa 1670

Price: € 48000

Offered by Toebosch Antiques



An important 17th century 'Hague Clock' by Joseph Norris Amsterdam, circa 1670 An important 17th century 'Hague Clock' by Joseph Norris Amsterdam, circa 1670 An important 17th century 'Hague Clock' by Joseph Norris Amsterdam, circa 1670 An important 17th century 'Hague Clock' by Joseph Norris Amsterdam, circa 1670 An important 17th century 'Hague Clock' by Joseph Norris Amsterdam, circa 1670 An important 17th century 'Hague Clock' by Joseph Norris Amsterdam, circa 1670 An important 17th century 'Hague Clock' by Joseph Norris Amsterdam, circa 1670 An important 17th century 'Hague Clock' by Joseph Norris Amsterdam, circa 1670

 
These Hague clocks were the first clocks with pendulum and verge escapement which was an invention of the Dutch scientist Christian Huygens - he invented the pendulum in 1656. The first pendulum clock was made by Salomon Coster.
 
Silvered skeleton chapter ring on black velvet. Guilt brass repousse upper spandrels, brass skeleton signature. Veneered with ebony, going and striking trains with five wheels and driven by a single barrel. Double striking with one stroke at the first quarter on the smaller bell and at the third quarter at the larger bell, duration 8-days. 
 
Reference
100-603
Sizes
40 x 21 x 11 cm

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Toebosch Antiques

Nieuwe Spiegelstraat 68-3
1017 DH Amsterdam
The Netherlands

+31 (0)6 53 211 641
+31 (0)6 53 211 641
http://www.toeboschantiques.com/

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