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German hexagonal table clock by B. Furstenfelder -
silver champleve dial on this German hexagonal table
clock by Furstenfelder, of Friedberg, has Roman and
Arabic chapter rings with an alarm disc in the center
and pierced and engraved hands.
gilt brass case with oval framed glazed apertures
on the sides exposing the movement hinges on the base
housing the bell and resting on three elaborate scroll
feet. After opening the base, two nib pieces next
to the dial release the movement and dial from the
The movement is secured between hexagonal brass plates
by five baluster pillars. A chain fusee going train
with verge escapement and elaborate back cock is regulated
from a silvered disc calibrated from 0-60.
The striking train has a barrel engraved in foliage,
pierced and chased strike gates, a calibrated count
wheel, and an engraved hammer. Two smaller hammers
strike the alarm. The gilt back plate is signed
B. Frustenfelder, Friedberg. This
clock is in excellent condition and in good working
order with a very robust alarm.
3 1/2(6cm) high, 4 1/2(11.5 cm) wide
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