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An Amsterdam tableclock, Johannes du Chesne

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An Amsterdam tableclock, Johannes du Chesne

21-cm shaped brass dial, engraved chapter ring with Roman numerals, foliate pierced

hands and engraved alarm disc, apertures for date, day, month, moonday and moonphase

below in the painted classical battle scene, recessed signature plate signed I.ns Dù Chesne

Amsterdam, five pillar fusee movement with verge escapement, rack Dutch half hour

striking on two bells, pull wind alarm on the large bell, unusual waisted burr walnut case

with bell top surmounted by five gilt finials, moulded corniche with carved ornament over

foliate pierced frets, brass carrying handles above frets to the sides, glazed door with

carved foliate scrolls and flowers, moulded plinth raised on claw and ball feet, the bottom

with the label Int. Tentoonstelling van Oude Kunst, Rijksmuseum Amsterdam 1936

Last quarter 18th century
70 cm

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