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Cartel Clock „Angels“

Kartelluhr Engelspaar

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Vienna, last quarter of the 18th century

Case
carved, mounted and gilt lime wood
Dial
enamel
Movement
anchor escapement, Viennese grande sonnerie on bells, reversing lever for petite sonnerie, repeater, turn-off for strike
Height
26½ in

This Viennese cartel clock impresses with two carved angels, which seem to grow out of the foliage of the case. Their bodies follow the curve of the dial; their smiling faces are turned to each other. In one hand they hold a foliage festoon, in the other a blossom. In an elegant kind of way the carver brought the classic cartel clock shape to figural life. The movement with anchor escapement has a Viennese grande sonnerie and also a reversing lever for petite sonnerie.

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