Large Johann Sachs Austrian clock in large carved wood housing with figures, flanked by decorative flower filled urns, polychromed and gilt. Carved laurel wreath swags around the top and sides with fruit and berries, great details. A figure of Cupid and Psyche flanking an altar in front of a Carved Relief of Venus Holding a Dove. Neoclassical Period, Vienna. Dial reads, “Johann Sachs in Wien” (Master, 1765-1815) Measures 30.5″ H x 19.75″ L x 6 5/8″ D.
Johann Sachs (Clockmaker)
Height: 30.5 in. (77.47 cm)
Width: 19.75 in. (50.17 cm)
Depth: 6.5 in. (16.51 cm)
Style: Neoclassical (Of the Period)
Materials and Techniques: Carved, Giltwood
Place of Origin: Austria
Period: Early 19th Century
Date of Manufacture: 1800
Wear consistent with age and use.