"The Biedermeier period was an era in Central Europe between 1815 and 1848 during which the middle class grew in number and the arts appealed to common sensibilities. It began with the Congress of Vienna at the end of the Napoleonic Wars in 1815 and ended with the onset of the Revolutions of 1848 Although the term itself derives from a literary reference from the period, it is used mostly to denote the artistic styles that flourished in the fields of literature, music, the visual arts and interior design. It has influenced later styles, especially those originating in Vienna." (From Wikipedia)
This beautiful floor clock is a great example of the simple and elegant lines of the Biedermeier aesthetic. The classic shape allows it a timeless and universal appeal, complementing almost any interior design.
A contemporary version of The Vienna. This Palladian style case features a Makassar and black lacquer cabinet decorated with superb book-matched and cross-banding Makassar veneers. The Westminster chime mechanism features an enamel finish dial with Roman numerals and seconds indication. The time is indicated by blue lacquered hands and the cabinet has solid brass chrome plated furniture. The case is hand rubbed and waxed to achieve a superb satin finish.
Westminster chime 8 day cable movement with silencer
Automatic night silencer (10.00 PM to 7.15 AM), chime sequence and beat correction
Plays the Westminster melody on rods
Enamel finish dial with seconds and blue lacquered hands
Carbon pendulum rod to improve accuracy
Mineral glasses and lacquered solid brass furniture
Adjustable feet and door locks
Certificate of Authenticity
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