‘Horitontal Tischuhr’, horizontal table clock with alarm, Kriedel-London, circa 1740.
Hexagonal case with silvered feet and windows, solid silver champlevé dial and alarm disk.
Movement with chain and fusee, verge escapement with balancewheel. Hour striking with silver hamer on a bell. Movement signed Kriedel-London. Johann Gottlieb Kriedel is from Bautzen, 1702-1757 (J. Abeler, Meister der Uhrmacher Art). From 1754 he lived and worked in Cottbus. This clock is made for export to England. Dimensions 10.8x 9.4x7.5 cm. Price € 14.500, -
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