Grand Sonnerie Striking Vienna Regulator Wall Clock

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Object Description

Fine Fruitwood Grand-Sonnerie Striking Vienna Regulator

Four pillar, triple train movement of short duration with dead beat escapement incorporating tall inverted v-shaped pallets regulated by a brass lenticular bon pendulum with ebonised wooden rod and with fine beat adjustment to the crutch.

The quarter train sounding on a pair of graduated gongs positioned on a T-shaped bracket behind the movement, followed by the hour train sounding the last hour on a larger gong.

One piece enamel dial with original ‘blued’ steel hands signed ‘August Tasche in Wein’ surrounded by a decorative gilded bezel.

Original four spoke brass pulley wheel and small brass cased weight.

Fine fruitwood case with a full length glazed door surmounted by a carved scroll pediment and terminating in an outswept pendant base.

‘Vienna Regulators and Related Clocks’ by Rick Ortenburger lists August Tasche as working in Vienna c.1839-1850.

Object Condition

very good condition

Object Details

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By appointment only.

Dealer Contact

+44 (0)1508 532188
+44 (0)7785 280985

Dealer Location

Wacton, Norfolk

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