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Premier Auction - Session I - September 15, 2023

Fri, Sep 15, 2023 09:00AM EDT
Lot 584

Dutch Rococo Burlwood Tall Case Clock

Estimate: $1,500 - $2,500

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $25
$100 $50
$1,000 $100
$2,000 $200
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$20,000 $2,000
$50,000 $5,000
$100,000 $10,000

18th century with later elements, "Samuel Ruel, Rotterdam" signed dial with etched decoration and gilt bronze spandrels, painted moon phase with mechanized ships, painted calendar aperture, brass movement, deer fretwork and column decorated bonnet top with stacked crest and figural gilt finials, case with chamfered stiles, shaped door with bronze mounted window, bombe bracketed base, includes winder, two weights and pendulum, 109 x 22 x 10 in.

Provenance: Private Tennessee Collection


dial and movement in mostly original condition, moon phase with minor paint loss and one small area of later paint apparent under blacklight, calendar aperture with minor paint loss, case with good structural integrity, later finials, fretwork with losses, returns with later punched brass panels, lower case with shrinkages and minor losses, base with several repairs and minor losses, other general wear as expected with age and use

Private Tennessee Collection