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A Grande Sonnerie Vienna Regulator Wall Clock, Circa 1850.


£7,900 | $9,778 USD | €9,083 EUR
Item Number: SA522210
Date of manufacture: 1850
Current Status: For sale
Seller: FJ & RD Story Antique Clocks
This antique has been viewed 59 times in the past month with the most views from Germany.


A good quality Biedermeier Grande Sonnerie Vienna Regulator wall clock, circa 1850.
The beautifully figured rosewood case inlaid throughout with boxwood stringing, surmounted with the original carved cresting and matching carving to the base.
The finely patinated case of excellent colour of the five light design (glazed and separated into five sections) with the shaped front door flanked by rounded columns, capped with carved corinthian capitals, detailed work to the lower and upper section of the door.
The edges of all the glazing precisely highlighted by the boxwood stringing, the figured rosewood backboard with panel effect created by the boxwood stringing.
The perfect condition two piece enamelled dial with bold Roman numerals surrounded to the outer edge with a finely cast pie crust bezel.
The fine quality fully restored eight day duration Grande Sonnerie triple train movement of the highest quality striking on two blued steel curled gongs, with deadbeat escapement - fine quality wheel work and pinions throughout.
Finely fretted blued steel hands.
Polished brass cased weights, with ornate spoked pulleys, polished brass bob pendulum (front and back) with ebonised wooden rod, original winding key.
A beautifully made clock of elegant proportions typical of the Biedermeier period, in fine original condition.
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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For overseas customers a fully insured door to door service is provided by our regular couriers, please contact us for a specific quotation. All of our clocks are securely packed and comprehensive installation and maintenance instructions are included.
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This item is antique. The date of manufacture has been declared as 1850.


Height = 107 cm (42.1")
Width = 28 cm (11.0")
Depth = 13 cm (5.1")

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South Yorkshire
United Kingdom

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