Automaton clock, Austria.

Soldiers on either side of the dial strike imitation bells on hours and quarters. The pendulum consists of a warrior standing in a chariot drawn by two horses.

Physical Description

Wooden case with 6 alabaster columns with gilded capitals and bases, and with 3 mirrors behind them. Clock is mounted in a shield- shaped case topped by a gilded eagle. Small white dial has roman numerals. To each side of dial is a soldier with axe that strikes imitation bells on hours and quarters (repeater). Two gongs in back of case. Spring wound; anchor escapement.

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