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Jacob Hasius, Amsterdam. A Dutch Longcase clock c. 1700. The case is veneered with highly figured burr alder and ebony. The caddy top hood, surmounted by two gilt ball finials, is flanked by pillars with brass capitals and basements. The case rests on bun feet. The 11-inch square dial has a silvered brass chapter ring with cherub-head spandrels. The finely matted and engraved centre with a date, day, sign of the day, moon phase, moon age and high-water apertures. The time is indicated by two pierced blued-steel hands. The key-wound month-going movement is weight-driven and has a going train with anchor escapement and seconds pendulum, while the two-bell quarter-striking train is regulated by an outside countwheel. The alarm is set by a small silvered disc in the middle of the dial behind the hands. • Height: 226 cm. • The maker, Jacob Hasius, was a renowned early Dutch maker, who worked from the Jan Roodenpoortstorensteeg in Amsterdam. He was active from c. 1680 and died in 1747. • Literature: E. Morpurgo, Nederlandse klokken- en horlogemakers vanaf 1300, p. 53.

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CRIJNS & STENDER
Landgoed "Oosterheide"
Tilburgse Baan 1
4904 SP Oosterhout
Netherlands.
tel +31 (0)76 587 57 00
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Website: www.crijns.info
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