An early and extremely rare "Eisenuhr" with astronomical indications quarter striking on two bells, with 3 works and a duration of about 3 days, attributed to Joachim Habrecht, Schaffhausen, Switzerland, around 1580.
The painting and the construction of the work speak undeniably to be of his hand.
An almost identical clock hangs in the museum in Winterthur.
The clock has the following complications:
Hours, quarters and weekday.
Day and Night Time (minute hand);
Moon Phase and age;
Month with sign of the zodiac in the position of the sun;
Moon phase with the sign of the zodiac in the position of the sun.
On the doors are astronomers depicted in the study.
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