Claterbos lists Wenzel Blaschko as working in Vienna from 1833 to 1861. This clock probably dates from about 1835. It is a marriage, but both the case and the mechanism are absolutely correct for the period, and the extra holes in the backboard are not new (see photo). The original
This mint condition clock dates from around 1870. As is normal for a long duration Vienna, this clock has a five-wheel train, and winds counter-clockwise. The case is a mix of walnut and mahogany; it has aged to a dark mahogany lustre. It is highly polished and waxed, and is
This nice little clock bears sn 567996-43 and is from around 1890. It is completely original, and in excellent condition. The movement is slide-mounted on a cast bronze backboard fixture, with the pendulum suspended from the backplate. The movement is clean, and runs perfectly. Striking is controlled by a count-wheel
This is one of the simplest, most elegant Bedermeier clocks out there. Made around 1840, this clock is unsigned, but beautifully made, both inside and out. The seat board-mounted single weight mechanism has been completely cleaned and oiled, wheels and plates polished and gold plated, arbors and pivots highly polished,
This little clock is like a jewel box. The (restored) condition of the case is so nice you would never know that the clock was made in about 1845 (it is not a reproduction). The seatboard-mounted mechanism is a single weight (time) and two springs (chime and strike). It has
Description: This gorgeous clock dates from about 1850, and is an outstanding example of the shift from the austere Bedermeier style to the more ornate Transitional style. Although the movement is not signed, the attention to detail indicates that it was obviously made by an accomplished Vienna clockmaker. The finely-made
Description: This finely-made clock was originally estimated to be from around 1860, but when I had it apart for cleaning and polishing I found a signature on the dial plate indicating that the clock was actually made in 1832. I have noted this clock as “unsigned” because the signature is
This classic English bracket clock was made by James Pyott, in Leith, and dates from around 1830. It features a beautiful crotch mahogany Regency-style case, with turned brass columns, brass grillwork on the sides, and combination brass / wood feet. The clock has been completely restored to its original beauty.