Gustav Becker
Clock # 4675
Price: $ 2,500

GRANDE SONNERIE WALL CLOCK MADE BY GUSTAV BECKER IN SILESEA, GERMANY, SERIAL 119206, CIRCA 1875. THE CASE IS MADE OF WALNUT SOLIDS AND VENEERS. THE CROWN ON TOP OF THE CLOCK IS CARVED. THE CLOCK HAS A BALCONY STYLE BOTTOM. THERE AE BRASS CORNER SPRANDRELS AND BRASS DECORS ON BOTH SIDES OF THE LOWER GLASS.

THE COLUMNS ON THE FRONT DOOR HAVE CARVED BASES AND TOPS AND THE COLUMNS ARE FLUTED.

THE DIAL HAS A SILVERED CHAPTER RING WITH ROMAN NUMERALS AND A BRASS ENGRAVED CENTER PLATE, THE WEIGHTS AND PENDULUM BOB ARE ALSO ENGRAVED IN A MATCHING PATTERN.

THE 8 DAY WEIGHT DRIVEN MOVEMENT STRIKES THE 1/4 HOURS ON ONE COILED GONG AND THE HOURS ON A SECOND COILED GONG.

THERE IS SOME EVIDENCE OF WOOD BEETLES FROM MANY YEARS AGO.

H- 46" x W- 17" x D- 8 1/2"


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