Description & Technical information

Designed by: Robert Fix, Vienna, around 1901
Executed by: Portois & Fix, Vienna
First-class Viennese cabinet making

H 210 cm, W 40/49 cm (on base), D 20/25 cm (on base)

Rose wood and rose wood veneer, inlay of Parnassus leaf ornament, in maple and mahogany, surface expertly repolished, cut and facetted glass, granite base, silver-plated dial, blued steel hands, pendulum and two weights in matt brass, one month movement with strike on gong on the hour and half hour, movement repaired by a master clockmaker, excellent condition

Date:  1901
Period:  20th century
Origin:  Vienna
Medium: Rose wood and rose wood veneer
Signature: Signed on dial: Franz Rohlicek, Wien 

Dimensions: 210 x 40 x 20 cm (82⁵/₈ x 15³/₄ x 7⁷/₈ inches)
Literature: Ref.: M. Wenzl-Bachmayer, Die Firma Portois & Fix, Pariser Esprit und Wiener Moderne, Vienna, 2008, p. 22
Categories: Decorative Arts & Design, Furniture