Small size Vienna Regulator with Grande Sonnerie and weight-driven movement, circa 1880. The walnut case in neo-gothic style with applied motifs of dark-tinted carved oak of timeless elegance, three windows at the front and sides for better view of the dial, pendulum and movement.
Enamel dial made of two pieces, the centre piece with the three winding holes and the chapter ring with Roman numerals for the hours and external rail for the minutes. The two inner and outer fine ormolu rings, the Poker and Beetle blued steel hands.
The movement with weight and pulley for constant force timekeeping, and springs for the Grande Sonnerie strike. The rack strike without warning indicating the quarters followed by the hours every 15 minutes, on two gongs. Pull-repeat lever on the right. Deadbeat Graham-type escapement. The long pendulum with pine rod, less susceptible to weather and temperature changes, large brass polished brass bob. Original winding key.
Height 40ʺ (101cm), Width 11½ʺ (29cm), Depth 5¾ʺ (12cm)