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J. F. NAUMANN DRESDEN. C. 1740. A fine Renaissance hexagonal horizontal gilt brass table clock by J. F. Naumann Dresden, c. 1740. The hexagonal case has framed oval windows to the sides, showing the engravings and ornamented parts of the movement. The engraved and champlevé silver dial has a Roman chaptering, with Arabic five-minute numerals and minute divisions. The underneath is covered by a hinged lid, housing one of two bells. The case rests on six gilt brass bun feet. The day-going plated movement consists of going, alarm and pull-repeat trains. The alarm time is set by a signed central alarm disc behind the pierced blued-steel hands. The going train is driven by a spring in a spring barrel via a fusee and has verge escapement with balance and balance spring. It can be regulated by turning a silvered disc on the engraved backplate, signed J. F. Naumann Dresden. Gilt pierced and engraved cock. The pull-repeat work, activated by a pulling cord, strikes the hours and quarters on two bells of different pitch. The clock is wound, from the back with its silver ‘Cown’ key through two winding holes, one for the going train and one for the alarm. • Height ?? cm; diameter ? cm. • The maker, Johann Friedrich Naumann was recorded to work in Dresden in the first half of the 18th century (master 1744). • Literature: Jürgen Abeler, Meister der Uhrmacherkunst, p. 450.

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