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Viennese Empire Pendule - Peter Rau (toegeschreven aan) - Mahogany, ebony and gilt bronze - First half 19th century

Lot reference 30764619

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Mechanical - 8 day movement - Quarter striking on multiple gongs

Object: Viennese Empire Pendule
Material: Mahogany, ebony and gilt bronze
Clock mechanism: Mechanical
Power Reserve: 8 day movement
Striking: Quarter striking on multiple gongs
Maker/ Designer: Peter Rau (toegeschreven aan)
Style: Empire
Estimated Period: First half 19th century
Dated: 1810
Country of Origin: Vienna Austria
Condition: Excellent condition - barely used with minimal signs of aging & wear
In working order: Yes
Weight: 2 kg
Height: 75 cm
Depth: 13.5 cm
Width: 35.5 cm

Offered up for auction is a large and rare Viennese empire mantel clock.
Attributed to Peter Rau.

Origin: Austria, Vienna, ca. 1810–1820.

Beautiful upright case model with mahogany, ebony and gilt bronze neoclassical ornaments on four spherical marble feet. A gilt bust of a classic lady on top.

Various similar and recognisable mantel clocks with the same bronze mountings, dial and case construction were made by him. See the literature and Google, for example. You can also find this clock in the Ashmolean Museum in Vienna.

Movement is in working condition (runs and strikes), could perhaps do with a light cleaning service.

4/4 strike on springs.

Dial and hands are in top condition and 100% undamaged and original.

Including key and original pendulum.

See all photos as part of this description.

Will be packaged with great care and shipped by registered post.

Nl onarum16  

Catawiki member since December 5, 2016, received 6 reviews in total (6 in last 12 months)

Feedback score: 83.3% (6 reviews)
(last 12 months)
  • The little desk lamp is really beautiful! I'm very pleased. Thank you!

    user-6ea6249 January 10, 2020

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    De vaas is conform wat was vermeld en was goed verpakt aangekomen. De correspondentie verliep vlekkeloos en proactief.
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    Joziaspieter January 5, 2020

  • It is a very pretty little bowl that is a nice addition to my collection.

    It was delivered intact before the ETA, securely packaged. It matches its description.
    Thank you

    user-7525384 October 31, 2019

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    Oggetto rispondente alla descrizione, argentatura in discrete condizioni. Va mgliorata consegna, che ha lasciato il pacco non è stato consegnato di persona, ma abbandonato incustodito nel condominio.
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    user-8c8f066 October 16, 2019

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    i have bought 2 vases , one of them described as in perfect condition was broken. Seller did not sent it to me and i am waiting the rembursement . once received my money i will change the feedback
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    davidegoa October 8, 2019

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    Everything ok
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    user-5cee78a October 2, 2019


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United States $43.53
Austria $27.14
Belgium $27.14
Denmark $27.14
France $27.14
Germany $27.14
Italy $27.14
Luxembourg $27.14
Spain $27.14
Sweden $27.14
The Netherlands $9.03
United Kingdom $27.14
Rest of Europe $33.23
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