Wood carved and gilded, Regensburg around 1790, Johann Christoph Seyffert
Gilded wooden case with openwork carved leaf and flower tendrils, figures and grotesque masks on the sides.
On the enamel dial with Roman and Arabic numerals inscribed Joh. Christ. Seyffert in Regensburg. Pendulum with thread suspension, striking mechanism on clay springs.
Johann Christoph Seyffert was born in the Margraviate of Kulmbach-Bayreuth and can be traced to Regensburg in the late 18th century. There is another signed wall clock in the collection of the Princes of Thurn and Taxis in the St. Emmeram Castle in Regensburg.
Height: 100 cm, width: 65 cm