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Augsburg clock detail

Augsburg clock detail

Interior Remodeling of St. Moritz Church. Sankt Moritz, Augsburg, Germany. Archi: John Pawson. Photo: Hufton+Crow.

Gallery of Interior Remodeling of St. Moritz Church / John Pawson - 12

Interior Remodeling of St. Moritz Church. Sankt Moritz, Augsburg, Germany. Archi: John Pawson. Photo: Hufton+Crow.

ormolu belle epoque | Precious Time: A Cabinet Clock from Augsburg, 1700-1725

ormolu belle epoque | Precious Time: A Cabinet Clock from Augsburg, 1700-1725

This gadget is a beautiful handcrafted table clock from Germany. This particular table clock was made in 1567 by Jacob Marquart of the Marquart family from Augsburg. Made out of gold, brass and iron, this clock is of high quality. This piece was prized due to its beauty, craftsmanship and technical ingenuity. It is suspected that this clock was made for a wealthy Italian family who were often clients and also due to the dials displaying Italian hours, in which the hours begin at sunset.

Table clock

This gadget is a beautiful handcrafted table clock from Germany. This particular table clock was made in 1567 by Jacob Marquart of the Marquart family from Augsburg. Made out of gold, brass and iron, this clock is of high quality. This piece was prized due to its beauty, craftsmanship and technical ingenuity. It is suspected that this clock was made for a wealthy Italian family who were often clients and also due to the dials displaying Italian hours, in which the hours begin at sunset.

Augsburg clock detail

Augsburg clock detail

This clock was made in 1564 by a famous German clockmaker, Jeremias Metzger (or Metzker), of Augsburg.    This form of clock with a vertical, circular dial on a footed base is known as a 'monstrance' or 'mirror' clock for its similarity in shape. Such clocks were popular in Europe between 1580 and 1630. Their cases were usually of cast and chased bronze or of cast and beaten copper and brass sheet. The cases were commonly gilded (coated with a fine layer of gold). The movements are similar…

This clock was made in 1564 by a famous German clockmaker, Jeremias Metzger (or Metzker), of Augsburg. This form of clock with a vertical, circular dial on a footed base is known as a 'monstrance' or 'mirror' clock for its similarity in shape. Such clocks were popular in Europe between 1580 and 1630. Their cases were usually of cast and chased bronze or of cast and beaten copper and brass sheet. The cases were commonly gilded (coated with a fine layer of gold). The movements are similar…

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