A miniature German Sorg wall timepiece, circa 1840

A miniature German Sorg wall timepiece, circa 1840

Price: € 7250

Offered by Gude & Meis Antique Clocks



A miniature German Sorg wall timepiece, circa 1840 A miniature German Sorg wall timepiece, circa 1840 A miniature German Sorg wall timepiece, circa 1840 A miniature German Sorg wall timepiece, circa 1840 A miniature German Sorg wall timepiece, circa 1840 A miniature German Sorg wall timepiece, circa 1840

22-hour movement with alarm, wooden and brass case.

This German wall timepiece was made in the manner of Josef Sorg who specialised in miniature wall clocks and thus is called Sorg clock.

The dial

The 5-cm enamel dial has Roman numerals in combination with a brass alarm disc and blued steel hands. The dial is set in a pressed brass surround with a bust of Mercury in the arch.

The Movement

The movement is driven by a weight and has a duration of nearly a day. It is regulated by an anchor escapement in combination with a pendulum. Beside the going train the timepiece has an alarm striking on a bell.

The case.

The movement is fitted in a wooden case with doors on both sides. At the back it has a suspension hoop and spurs.

Reference
500-125
Sizes
10 x 6 x 5.5 cm

Offered by

Gude & Meis Antique Clocks

Nieuwe Spiegelstraat 60
1017DH Amsterdam
The Netherlands

+31 (0)20 6129742
http://www.gudemeis.com/

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