Description & Technical information

A late 18th century three-colour gilt wood Viennese
grande-sonnerie mantel clock with two-day duration movement, grande-sonnerie strike on two bells, sounding the quarter and last hour at each quarter, with levers to the side for 'quarters only' or 'strike only', strike repeater,
thread suspended pendulum, porcelain dial and inner date ring, the carved gilt wood case gilded in three differing shades. The clock is set in a tree with gilded ‘green’ leaves under which there is a scene depicting a huntsman
who has dismounted after his hounds have brought down a stag, some small repairs, movement has been overhauled by an expert clock-maker, first class original condition

Exceptionally fine carving

Date:   Late 18th century
Period:  18th century
Origin:  Austrian, Vienna
Dimensions: 58 x 38 x 21 cm (22⁷/₈ x 15 x 8¹/₄ inches)
Provenance: 

private property, England



Literature: Comp. Alt-Wiener Uhren, Ausstellungskatalog MAK, Wien
1978, p. 106.