Lot 137: Josef Maria Olbrich (Troppau 1867-1908 Düsseldorf), A table clock,
December 1, 2016
Vienna, AustriaLive Auction
Description: Designed in 1899 for the dining room of the Spitzer apartment in Vienna, slightly curved and stained mahogany case, brass hands, round dial with Arabic numerals, bevelled oval clear glass window, the spring-driven movement by Gustav Becker with a running period of eight days, rod pendulum, the movement in working order (unchecked), with key, height 50 cm, (B).
Literature: Lit.: Cat. Josef Maria Olbrich, Darmstadt 1983, ill. no. 369 and Das Interieur 2/1901, ill. p. 108.