Mathias Wibral in Wien, Case No. 42, 112 mm, 1000 g, circa 1810
An important, extremely rare Vienna coach clock with "Grande Sonnerie", quarter repeating mechanism, alarm and pin wheel escapement - with original gold embossed leather transport case Case: silver, engine-turned, signed: Anton Tschop. Dial: silver, engine-turned centre. Movm.: full plate movement, keywind, 2 hammers / 2 gongs, pin wheel / pin-pallet escapement, 3 barrels, three-arm brass balance.
Mathias Wibral (1777-1823) was a renowned Viennese clockmaker. Many of his timepieces are held in the collection Sobek in Vienna; Wibral is also known for his weight-driven table clocks, which are part of this collection. This maker is one of the most skilled craftsmen working in Vienna between 1800 and 1850. Source: http://www.uhrmacherverzeichnis.de, as of 09/27/2016
Estimate 25,000 - 30,000 €
Price Realised 34,100 €
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