Biedermeier mantel clocks to channel your inner Queen Victoria. Very stylish when she and Albert married in 1840.

Biedermeier mantel clock, with a square case with a concave top surmounted by turned white marble and a scrolling gilt bronze finial, supported by a semi circular support studded with roundels and pierced decoration on a rectangular plinth base with four marble bun feet. The gilt engine turned dial with a white enamel chapter ring with Arabic numerals and white enamel date dial. Pendulum with silk suspension. ca. 1820. Probably Austrian. Walnut, marble, enamel and gilt bronze. Maker not known. Image © Chiswick Auctions, London and lotsearch.de. Fair use license. via https://www.lotsearch.de/lot/an-ealry-19th-century-gilt-bronze-mounted-walnut-biedermeier-mantel-clock-50698272?utm_source=auction-newsletter-email&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Auktionsnewsletter&utm_content=Email:%20Auktio
Biedermeier mantel clock. Eagle finial over an enameled and painted clock face over an inlaid portico with mirror back and alabaster columns on a plinth base. 1825. Austrian. Pearwood with bronze mounts. Maker not known. Image © 1stdibs.com, Inc. 2020. Fair use license. via https://www.1stdibs.com/furniture/decorative-objects/clocks/mantel-clocks/biedermeier-pearwood-bronze-mounted-mantle-clock/id-f_8607803/?gclid=Cj0KCQjwk8b7BRCaARIsAARRTL5ma-NHIJiePpjcgzWN56J4CmnoVR_pFK_JT9bHD2E2YBTWA6cUA9EaAvh8EALw_wcB&g
Biedermeier bronzed and gilt carved figural striking mantel clock with an Arabic “Augenwender” figure with blinking eyes. The standing male Arabic figure is depicted playing bagpipes, flanking the clock case on rockwork. White Arabic enamel chapter ring with an engine turned gilt-brass center and moon hands. ca. 1820. Austrian. Bronze and gilt carved wood with enamel. Maker not known. Image © Van Dreven Antique Clocks and artlistings.com. Fair use license. via https://www.artlistings.com/Clocks/Table-Clocks/An-Austrian-Arabic-Augenwender-figure.-Biedermeier-mantel-clock.-ca.-1820

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