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Automaton Clock - Austria Object Reg. No: ST 024498

Summary:
Automaton clock, Austria.

Soldiers on either side of the dial strike imitation bells on hours and quarters. The pendulum consists of a warrior standing in a chariot drawn by two horses.
Description:
Wooden case with 6 alabaster columns with gilded capitals and bases, and with 3 mirrors behind them. Clock is mounted in a shield- shaped case topped by a gilded eagle. Small white dial has roman numerals. To each side of dial is a soldier with axe that strikes imitation bells on hours and quarters (repeater). Two gongs in back of case.

Spring wound; anchor escapement.
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 68 cm (Height), 15 cm (Width), 40 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: automatic clocks, mantel clocks, striking clocks
Themes this item is part of: Joseph Lowy, Watchmaker (1889-1979), Horology Collection, Science & Measurement Collection
Primary Classification: HOROLOGY
Secondary Classification: Clocks
Tertiary Classification: austria
Place Made: Austria

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