Description & Technical information

Ebonised pear wood, surface slightly cleaned and repolished, Viennese grande-sonnerie mantel clock with two-day duration movement, strike on two spring steel gongs sounding the quarter and last hour at each quarter, strike repetition, strike stop, fine guilloché dial, thread suspended pendulum, movement has been overhauled by an expert clock-maker, first class original condition.



 



H 44.5 cm, W 31.5 cm, D 16 cm


Date:  1820/25
Period:  1850-1900, 20th century, 19th century
Origin:  Austrian, Vienna
Medium: Ebonised pear wood
Signature: Signed on dial: ANTON RETTICH IN WIEN



Dimensions: 44.5 x 31.5 x 16 cm (17¹/₂ x 12³/₈ x 6¹/₄ inches)
Provenance: Private property, Austria

Literature: 

J. Abeler, Meister der Uhrmacherkunst,
Wuppertal 2010, p. 457.