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Mayer & Maranzeller in Wien, Circa 1845

  • Maker: Ignaz Marrenzeller is noted as working between 1831 and 1877.  There is no record of his partnership with Mayer but it is believed this would be Wilhelm Mayer who was working from about 1845 to 1880.
  • Date: 1845
  • Height: 39” Width: 13” Depth: 6”
  • Price: £Sold

 

Overview

A very fine flame mahogany Dachluhr Grande Sonnerie Viennese Regulator, circa 1845

Case

The beautifully figured mahogany case inlaid throughout with boxwood stringing, the six light design dachluhr case with architectural top.

Dial

The one piece enameled dial with Roman numerals and signed to the dial centre with makers names, surrounded by a gilded engine turned cast brass bezel.

 

Movement

The fine quality eight day duration Grande Sonnerie triple train movement of the highest quality striking on two blued steel curled gongs, with deadbeat escapement and strike silent facility.

Weights and pendulum

Polished brass cased weights , with ornate spoked pulleys, polished brass bob pendulum (front and back) with wooden rod.

Hands

Extremely finely fretted blued steel hands, of beetle and poker design.

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Movement 1

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