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An astronomical Renaissance table clock, made c. 1610. The firegilt brass case with turned corner pillars, pierced and engraved dome hiding two bells within a baluster gallery, surmounted by obelisk finials to the corners and vase-shaped finials to the other top parts, placed on a moulded and engraved foot with the Augsburg coat of arms; the front side with Roman twelve hour and an Arabic 24-hour chapter rings, saintís days for six months, signs of the zodiac, times of sunrise, sun and moon rise/set. The rear side showing a planisphere astrolabe, four subsidiary dials to the corners: strike/non strike, regulation and day-of-the-week indication, the additional one for symmetryís sake; the side with hour strike and quarter strike dials. Movement: Massive firegilt brass movement, partly iron, three trains in mint condition; going train with spring barrel and gut fusee, balance (restored) and hogís bristle regulation; hour and quarter striking trains with spring barrels and count wheels, two bells; separate alarm mechanism with spring barrel. Size in cm; Height: 34,5 cm. Width: 22,5 cm. Depth: 16,5 cm.

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Landgoed "Oosterheide"
Tilburgse Baan 1
4904 SP Oosterhout
tel +31 (0)76 587 57 00
Opening times:
By appointment only.

Also at:
Ginnekenweg 328,
4835 NL Breda.
tel +31 (0)76 560 01 02
Opening times:
Friday and Saturday
From 10 A.M. till 5 P.M.
and by appointment


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