TURMUHR Ulrich Marquart Ca. 1560 Germany

Renaissance clocks

M&R202

TURMUHR
Signed: Ulrich Marquart
Circa 1560
Germany

Movement:
Iron pillar plated movement on verge escapement with balance. The movement with striking work, striking the hours and quarters on two bells, and alarm. The going and striking work and alarm are driven by barrel.

Dial-plate:
The dial has a silver ring with twice the Roman numerals I-XII for the hours with touch pieces and the inner ring with Arabic hour numerals 1 – 24. In the centre of the dial-plate the brass fire gilt alarm disc with engraved Arabic numerals and an engraved sun. The outer brass and fire gilt ring has the minute indication 3-6-9-….-60. The hour and minute hands are made of blued steel The dial is signed Ulrich Marquart. On the back side a silver dial with a calendar.

The case:
The brass fire gilt chased case with cherubs, caryatids and lions. On top a woman figure.

Duration: 24 hours

Height 27 cm.
Width 16 cm.
Depth 11,5 cm

Literature
Jürgen Abeler, Meister der Uhrmacherkunst, blz. 413.

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