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Viennese Musical Picture Clock

Auction:
2345
Lot:
510
Sold for:
$3,525$3,000

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2345
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
July 29, 2006 10:00AM

Description:

Viennese Musical Picture Clock, oil on metal scene depicting figures in a Romantic landscape with mill, castle and lakes and mountains in the background, the three-train verge movement striking on gong with two hammers and activating the two-air key-wind cylinder movement by Olbrich, No. 182 4386, with reversed comb (bass teeth on the right) and pull-string stop / start, in giltwood frame with rod control for opening or closing the winding squares, sight 20 x 30 in., 27 x 37 in. overall.
Estimate $4,000-6,000

Keywords

metal scene depicting, oil, Clock, Gongs, Idiophones, Marching percussion, Orchestral percussion