A Renaissance Tischuhr / a single hand table clock by David Weber, Augsburg c. 1650.
Horizontal fire-gilt case with solid silver flower ornaments. A one-day timepiece with fusee, single hand, silver hour ring with Roman numerals, striking on a bell and alarm clock. Engraved signature to the bottom plate: David Weber Augusta, Augsbur. A rare and distinguished German table clock in very good and authentic condition. Historically valuable object. Dimensions 10 cm x 11 cm x 11 cm.
SOLD Price € 28.000,--
David Weber, 2nd half 17th C. This clock maker is mentioned in Maurice, addendum 1 (Die deutsche Räderuhr, vol. I, Munich 1976, p. 296), among the clockmakers in Augsburg who had acquired 'smiting' (forging) rights.
The copied text about the maker originates from “Meister der Uhrmacherkunst” by Jürgen Abeler
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