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A Fine Quality Altdeutsch Vienna Regulator Wall Clock, Circa 1875.

  • Date: 1875
  • Length: 142cm Width: 40cm Depth: 18cm
  • Price: 5900
 

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A fine quality walnut Altdeutsch Viennese Regulator wall clock, dating circa 1875, handmade in Vienna by a time served master clockmaker.
The beautifully proportioned case with an arch shaped moulded top surmounted with a carved pediment.
The shaped and glazed door flanked by fluted box columns terminating with shaped burr walnut mouldings and applied rosettes.
The case interior veneered with the beautifully figured burled walnut wood in a recessed moulded panel with a porcelain beat scale.
The moulded and shaped base terminating with high quality carved decoration and carved finials.
The original lock, key and brass escutcheon plate to the door.

Dial

The two piece enamelled dial with Roman numerals, surrounded by an inner and outer polished brass bezel. 

Movement

The fully restored, 8 day duration, Grande Sonnerie three train movement of the highest quality striking on two blued steel curled gongs, with maintaining power and deadbeat escapement, strike silent facility.

The movement mounted onto excellent quality cast brass brackets with knurled securing screws fastening to the brass plate seatboard.

Weight & Pendulum

Three polished brass cased weights, with ornate spoked pulleys, polished brass bob pendulum with ebonised wooden rod.

Hands

Blued steel spade design hands.
Wooden handled brass winding key.

The clock is in fine original condition with the movement fully restored.

This type of Viennese regulator wall clock were entirely hand made by a time served master clockmaker and were only made for the most discerning customers and took many months to complete individually.

All of our clocks have been sympathetically restored and have been expertly vetted for originality and good working order. All clocks purchased from us are guaranteed for twelve months. All of our clock movements are restored by our horologist who works exclusively for us.

Our horologist is a Fellow of the British Horological Institute (FBHI), having 35 years of full time professional engagement in the repair & restoration of clocks, watches, music boxes & barometers. He was the recipient of the 1977 Worshipful Company of Clockmakers Bronze Medal.
 
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