Vienna, last quarter of the 18th century
- carved and gilt lime wood
- anchor escapement, Viennese grande sonnerie on bells, repeater, indication of date
- 37½ in
This Viennese cartel clock was created during the reign of emperor Joseph II and is masterly carved with bacchanalian motifs such as wine leaves and grapes. The dial and the window for the pendulum bob are framed by wreaths. The movement is equipped with a Viennese grande sonnerie on bells with repeater and an indication of date.