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Regulator “Laterndluhr” “A. Liszt”

Laterndluhr A. Liszt

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Vienna, first half of the 19th century

Clockmaker
Liszt, Anton
Vienna, Graz, mentd. 1828–68
Case
polished mahogany veneer, maple stripe inlay
Dial
silver-plated
Movement
Graham escapement, seconds pendulum, indication of seconds, off-center weight, duration of one month
Height
57 in

Anton Lis(z)t is one of the most famous clockmakers of the most important era of the art of Austrian clockmaking. In the first half of the 19th century, Vienna was a leading and important horological center due to its precise wall regulators, the “Laterndluhren” and “Dachluhren”. Anton Liszt, born in 1799 in St. Georgen am Leithagebirge, became a master in 1828 and was known for his extremely high-quality wall regulators. The present month-going “Laterndluhr”-regulator captivates with a well-proportioned case made of precious mahogany veneer. Its elegant shape is further emphasized by a linear maple inlay. The silver-plated dial with Roman numerals bears the signature of its famous creator „A. Liszt“. The small dial ring in the upper half of the dial is a so-called “jumping second”. The second hand is coupled to the pendulum – a long seconds pendulum – and moves in time with its oscillation. It is driven by means of an eccentric weight, i.e. one that runs to the side of the pendulum. The movement with one-month duration is equipped with a Graham escapement.

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