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8 day Biedermeier Grande Sonnerie Viennese Regulator, Circa 1855

  • Maker: Unsigned
  • Date: 1855
  • Height: 48” Width: 10” Depth: 5”
  • Price: £8,500 Reduced Price 7,900

 

Overview

A good quality Biedermeier Grande Sonnerie Viennese Regulator, circa 1855.  

Case

The beautifully figured rosewood case inlaid throughout with boxwood stringing, surmounted with a wonderfully carved ebonised pediment with matching carvings to the glazed door sides and base.

Dial

The two piece enameled dial with Roman numerals with finely cast pie crust 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.

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.

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