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Automaton Clock - Austria Reg. No: ST 024498
- 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.
- 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.
|Dimensions:||68 cm (Height), 15 cm (Width), 40 cm (Length)|
|Tagged with:||automatic clocks, mantel clocks, striking clocks, horology|
|Themes this item is part of:||Joseph Lowy, Watchmaker (1889-1979), Science & Measurement Collection|