Continental Picture Clock
- Sold for:
- Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2804M
- Date / Time :
- April 25, 2015 10:00AM
Continental Picture Clock, c. 1829, oil on tin depicting a biblical scene of Susanna and the Elders, two winding arbors flanking the 1-in. Roman numeral porcelain dial in the arch of the portico, fountain in the form of a lion with faux running water triggered when the clock strikes the hour, brass, one-day time and half-hour strike movement with crown-wheel escapement, and pull repeat, tin signed lower right C.L. Hofmeister..., ht. 18, wd. 21 1/2 in.
gilt frame has been painted brown, clock tics but is not striking and fountain function not working, clock oil running down front of painting.
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