Austrian Animated Picture Frame Clock
- Sold for:
- Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2804M
- Date / Time :
- April 25, 2015 10:00AM
Austrian Animated Picture Frame Clock, c. 1820, oil painting on iron of a stream-side village scene with people, dogs, and farm animals, animated mill waterwheel turns as the clock runs and time shown on porcelain Roman numeral dial in the church tower, brass, one-day, spring-powered, time and strike movement with silk thread suspension, all in a gilt frame, ht. 15 1/2, wd. 19 1/2, dp. 4 1/2 in.
Case back replaced with plywood. Movement ticks and strikes and animation in need of adjustment.
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