LUDWIG BOLZMANN, VIENNA. A VERY RARE ORMOLU MOUNTED PARCEL GILT, PART EBONIZED MAHOGANY AND ALABASTER ORGAN CLOCK WITH TWO MECHANICAL PIPE ORGANS FLÖTENUHR CIRCA 1815

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Lot №: 83758
Estimate: $30,000 - 30,000
10 December 2014
Sold price
$47 500

Description

• 5 3/4 inch (14.6 cm) circular enamel dial, with Arabic numerals and central date ring, signed Ludw... Bolzman in Wien, the spandrels applied with scroll work and musical trophy above, eagle finial, the whole flanked by dolphins, all above a gallery suspended with a pendulum backed by mirrored glass, with alabaster columns • a fine 1/4 striking Viennese grande sonnerie calendar clock mounted on the upper organ cabinet surmounting two cabinets in Empire style, each containing a fusée operated organ movement, the upper organ with 25 stopped pipes, bellows, wind chest and pinned barrel, revealed through glazed doors, the cabinet resting on claw feet • the lower cabinet with second organ, containing 7 open pipes and 28 stopped pipes, bellows, wind chest, and pinned barrel concealed behind fabric trimmed doors
overall height 74 3/4 in (190 cm), width 26 3/4 in (68 cm), depth 14 1/8 in (36 cm)