Clockmaker: Philipp Fertbauer (1763 Vienna – 1820 Vienna)
Date: ca. 1805
Measurements: H 140 cm (55’’)
Signature: Fertbauer in Wien
Description: duration: 8 days
A very early mahogany Laterndluhr with ebonised stringing to the case. The columns to the hood are also ebonized, enamel dial with subsidiary dials for days of the week, date and seconds, dial with convex glazed door, gilded engine turned bezel, hands of blued steel.
The eight-day glass enclosed grande sonnerie movement has tapered plates, strikes on bells, has Fertbauer’s own deadbeat escapement, strike silent lever and a steel rod seconds pendulum with knife edge suspension.