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FS31: Two Day Fine Art Sale

Fran. Schooc, Amsterdam, A Walnut Marquetry Longcase Clock

Auction Lot FS31/870

Fran. Schooc, Amsterdam, a walnut marquetry longcase clock the eight-day duration movement striking the hours on a bell, the eleven-inch square brass dial having a raised silvered chapter ring engraved with black Roman numerals, outer Arabic five-minute numerals and 'meeting arrow-head' half-hour markings, with engraved scroll decoration to each side of the dial between wheat-ear border engraving, the matted dial centre with ringed winding holes, a subsidiary seconds dial and a date aperture with engraved surround, with blued steel hands and cast-brass female-head spandrels to the four corners, signed to the lower Fran. Schooc, Amsterdam, the walnut case decorated with marquetry inlay depicting an urn with flowers to the trunk door, a symmetrical design to the base and floral decoration to the caddy top, with further inlaid decoration through-out, the hood having three-quarter columns with cast-brass capitals, standing on bracket feet, height 232cm.

Fran. Schooc, Amsterdam, A Walnut Marquetry Longcase Clock (FS31/870) offered in our Two Day Fine Art Sale starting on 12th July 2016 at our salerooms in Exeter, Devon.

Lot Description

Fran. Schooc, Amsterdam, a walnut marquetry longcase clock the eight-day duration movement striking the hours on a bell, the eleven-inch square brass dial having a raised silvered chapter ring engraved with black Roman numerals, outer Arabic five-minute numerals and 'meeting arrow-head' half-hour markings, with engraved scroll decoration to each side of the dial between wheat-ear border engraving, the matted dial centre with ringed winding holes, a subsidiary seconds dial and a date aperture with engraved surround, with blued steel hands and cast-brass female-head spandrels to the four corners, signed to the lower Fran. Schooc, Amsterdam, the walnut case decorated with marquetry inlay depicting an urn with flowers to the trunk door, a symmetrical design to the base and floral decoration to the caddy top, with further inlaid decoration through-out, the hood having three-quarter columns with cast-brass capitals, standing on bracket feet, height 232cm.

Price Realised

£2,700

Department

Works of Art & Clocks

Fine Art Category

Longcase Clocks

Sale Information

FS31: Two Day Fine Art Sale
Tuesday, 12th July 2016
Wednesday, 13th July 2016

Okehampton Street, Exeter

This lot will be sold after 12:30pm on Wednesday, 13th July 2016 as part of the Works of Art and Clocks section of the sale.

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Okehampton Street, Exeter

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Important Notes

Weights and measurements are approximate guidelines only, unless otherwise stated to the contrary.

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