Lot No. 197 (95th Auction)
Carl Wurm in Wien (Vienna), Height 165 mm, circa 1780

A rare carriage clock with date, Vienna 4/4 strike "Grande Sonnerie", repeater and alarm
Case: brass, gilt, glazed side panels. Dial: polychrome enamel. Movm.: full plate movement, chain/fusee, 4 barrels, 3 hammers / 2 bells, verge escapament, three-arm brass balance.

The white dial is decorated with polychrome painting of roses and violets. A date ring sits at 12 and the hour ring has a central miniature showing an idealised landscape with a tower and mountains in the background. The case sits on four eagle claws that each hold a globe and has a rounded top. Finely engraved interlacing patterns decorate the edges of the sides and the top part. A hinged back plate with an exquisitely engraved flower in the centre conceals the movement.

Clockmaker Carl Wurm lived in Vienna from 1768 to 1826.
Estimate  2,000 - 6,000 €

Price Realised  4,300 €
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