A very rare Twentse 'Stoel' Clock. The wooden cupboard has a typical roof which indicates the architecture for the farms in this region. Dated on center pillar: '1737'
The iron dial is painted polychrome and has Roman numerals in the center and a quarter-hour ring. Both bottom and top in the center roses in the top left and right puttis. Dial lead in the center is an award-winning coat of arms, flanked by two lions and a mask on the corners.
The movement is constructed with rectangular upward tapering iron pillars and a double attic plate and a base plate and back plate of iron. It is powered by a weight suspended from an endless cord with 2 wooden pulleys and counterweight, running time of one day. The spurs are made of wood for the gait and percussion. The clock strikes the bell in full throughout the hours by means of a locking disc. Spillegang is located in the double attic and the clock has an alarm clock with wooden track with a braided cord. A brass pointer with a hole at every hour for a set screw that activates the alarm clock. The year 1737 on the front brass plate style.
The wooden cupboard has a typical roof which indicates the architecture for the farms in this region. The casing of the timepiece is closed by two doors consisting of riveted iron strips, above the doors openwork leadwork ornaments. The timepiece is placed on a shelf with spherical legs that is placed on the polychrome painted chair.
Dated on center pillar: '1737'
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