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Bronzed Metal Mantel Clock in the Teutonic Style, made by Japy Freres, Paris, for export to Karl & Alfred Suchy, Vienna

Bronzed Metal Mantel Clock in the Teutonic Style, made by Japy Freres, Paris, for export to Karl & Alfred Suchy, Vienna

Product Description:

Karl & Alfred Suchy, Vienna, were clockmakers to the Royal Family of Vienna circa 1880 to 1890. The Suchy firm was in business from 1866 to 1929.

Case: Spelter mantel clock with deep bronze finish, having a fountain above with a ball and spire finial over a cast metal case with a central clock dial with feathery design above, goddess heads with beads and feather headdress to both sides and a young cherub below the dial. The cherub is flanked by volutes to either side with a male and female profile in bas relief to either side surrounded by leaves and resting on acanthus leaf feet.

Dial: Two tone metal dial with outer green band for the blue Roman hour chapter in white cartouche form, a gold and another green band in the center with gilt spade hands and the dial marked for the retailer in Austria.

Movement: Round solid brass plate, double barrel spring powered eight day time and strike on a silvered bell on the hour and half hour. The movement carries one of the Japy Freres medallions as well as the imprint of the Suchy clock firm in Vienna. The brevete mark is the french patent mark belonging to Japy Freres. The countwheel is not visible dating this movement to post 1880.

Dimensions:

Height 22 in. x Width 15.5 in. x Depth 5 in.

Condition:

Surface soiling. Minor wear to the bronzed surface. According to the current owner this is in working condition and keeps time. Please contact cataloging@lofty.com for specific condition questions. Lofty does not guarantee the working condition of clocks.

Provenance:

Private collection

Questions:

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SKU: 01tj00000032aJbAAI

 
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Bronzed Metal Mantel Clock in the Teutonic Style, made by Japy Freres, Paris, for export to Karl & Alfred Suchy, Vienna

Listed price: $900.00
 

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