Large Antique 1800's Ghs Gordian Hettich & Sohne Cuckoo Quail Clock. Runs
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Large Antique 1800's Ghs Gordian Hettich & Sohne Cuckoo Quail Clock. Runs :
Feel free to message me if you are interested in other clocks like this. I have many others i would consider selling or trading.
The higher end stuff will not likely hit .
I have a fantastic old antique WEIGHT DRIVEN CUCKOO AND QUAIL clock . 30 HOUR 3 train clock. SIGNED! MADE BY GHS Gordian Hettich & Sohne. TOP QUALITY . its in EXCELLENT condition overall... BEAUTIFUL DEEP RICH WOOD TONES! solid WALNUT..has a deep rich reddish tone to it. VERY ORNATE ORIGINAL UNUSUAL MATCHING BONE HANDS (PRETTY NEAT)
AT THE QUARTER HOURS THE QUAIL EMMERGES AND CALLS THE TIME, AND AT THE TOP OF THE HOUR THE CUCKOO EMMERGES AND CALLS THE HOURS. .. ALL ORIGINAL BONE NUMERALS OVER THE 6" DIAL and in excellent condition. it measures 26" tall and 20" wide..... this clock has been well taken care of for the last 100++ years!!!... TAKE A LOOK AT THE PICS! wonderful SUPER HIGH QUALITY AND HIGH RELIEF WOOD carving design to the case VERY ORNATE! NO BREAKS REPAIRS OR MISSING PIECES. WONDERFUL ALL ORIGINAL AND VERY CLEAN CONDITION. I will not date this clock exactly but i make it to be about 1880. Gordian Hettich is one of the best quality makers of his day, and his name is right up there with the others like KETTERER, BEHA, WEHRLE, JEAGLER, FLEIG, KLAUSMANN, BEUERELE, AND PHILLIP HAAS. It is a known fact that the higher end makers at times shared the carvers, and their services are seen in examples of all of the above named clock makers. . .A wonderful ADULT EAGLE in full relief and in full stride graces its top, CLUSTERED IN IVY AND OAK LEAVES THE LENGTH OF THE CLOCK. , An amazing carving.. (see photos) the big old 100% ORIGINAL wooden cuckoo and quail birdS with moving parts and hand painted, PAINT IS IN FAIR CONDITION ON THE BIRDS. early VERY LARGE HEAVY BRASS plated, pinned, and SIGNED movement is in excellent condition showing very little wear to it. .. ....VERY CLEAN adjustable VERY ORNATE UNUSUAL MATCHING CARVED pendulum . flute pipes are beautiful and correct, and THEIR MATCHING TOPS AS WELL were very professionally recovered, and using correct goat skin leather to insure aesthetic value and many years of trouble free running. .. A++ SHAPE!... its a very nice piece. wonderful deep rich sounding cuckoo call..hard to find in new clocks...sounds like a real cuckoo bird! ... . please allow the pics to answer questions you have and feel free to ask. . This clock is in amazing condition. EXCELLENT RUNNING ORDER, it was left alone and preserved in its original state... A rare find.
I AM A PASSIONATE COLLECTOR OF RARE AND UNUSUAL BLACK FOREST CLOCKS. I AM ALWAYS INTERESTED IN NEW ACQUISITIONS AND ALSO HAVE OTHER CLOCKS LIKE THIS AND EVEN HIGHER END THAT I WOULD CONSIDER SELLING OR TRADING... PLEASE MESSAGE ME IF YOU MIGHT BE INTERESTED OR PERHAPS HAVE A CLOCK TO SELL OR TRADE. ALSO I ALWAYS ENJOY MEETING OTHER COLLECTORS WHO SHARE MY PASSION... :) I HAVE SHIPPED CLOCKS ALL OVER THE WORLD AND HAVE NEVER HAD ONE ARRIVE BROKEN! offer WITH CONFIDENCE. BUT KNOW THIS. A CLOCK THIS AGE ON ARRIVAL TAKES A LITTLE PATIENCE AND THOUGHT TO SET UP. IF IT DOES NOT RUN PERFECTLY ON SET UP, PLEASE CONTACT ME BEFORE DOING ANYTHING ELSE.. THEY CAN BE A LITTLE FUSSY, ESPECIALLY AFTER A TRIP THROUGH THE POST. ONCE ITS SET UP AND RUNNING IT WILL PROVIDE MANY YEARS OF ENJOYMENT. FOR A GOOD BOOK ABOUT BLACK FOREST CLOCKS SEE: /////"RARE AND UNUSUAL BLACK FOREST CLOCKS"///// BY JUSTIN MILLER. ITS RIGHT HERE ON ! THE BOOK HAS A FANTASTIC SECTION EXCLUSIVELY ABOUT BEHA clocks, GHS clocks, PHS clocks AND SO MUCH MORE INCLUDING A LOOK AT SOME OF THE RAREST AND MOST FANTASTIC CLOCKS EVER TO COME OUT OF THE BLACK FOREST.! WORTH EVERY DIME!!! WONDERFUL, INSIGHTFUL, AND EDUCATED, LOOK INTO THE ENTIRE RANGE OF BLACK FOREST CLOCK MAKING AT ITS FINEST. A GREAT READ AND LOADED WITH AMAZING PICS!