Lot No. 220 (95th Auction)
Vienna, Height 240 mm, circa 1870

An ornamental carriage clock with Vienna 4/4 strike "Grande Sonnerie", repeater and alarm
Case: burlwood, brass and silver inlays. Dial: silver. Movm.: circular brass full plate movement, 4 barrels, 3 hammers / 2 gongs, chain/fusee, verge escapement, three-arm brass balance.

The arched case of this marvellous ornamental travel clock is made from burl wood and decorated with brass and silber marquetry. All visible parts are extravagantly decorated with symmetrically arranged scrolling. The protruding rectangular base on four bun feet has a fine ornamental border of polished gilt brass. This is matched by a wide gilt bezel and a hinged glass display door. The exquisite dial has Roman numerals and floral engraving in the centre. Fine blued Breguet hands show the hours and minutes.
Estimate  1,800 - 4,500 €

Price Realised  3,300 €
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