Very Rare- Black Forest Cuckoo Clock- Mid 1800's- Large For Sale
RARE- BLACK FOREST CUCKOO CLOCK-MID 1800's- Large
An antique, fully restored Black Forest
cuckoo clock, from themid1800's.
This clock is a very rare early example of a “RailroadGate
Attendant Style” cuckoo clock dated1865
This cuckoo clock style is featured on page 26 of “Black Forest
Clockmaker and the Cuckoo Clock “by Karl Kochmann
It has beautiful handmade carvings, very detailed inlaid, an
amazing brown beauty of walnut and oak case.
The face trim is decorated with 2 black
vertical wood stripes that run the whole length of the clock, ending
withtwo finials, one at the each end.
A second black stripe that runs
horizontally is located at thebottom of the face trimthat ends as
well with 2 finials, one at each end.
At the intersection of these two
stripsI can notice a square, with linear decorationsfrom the very
center, forming sort of crosses.
The sides of theface trim are
decorated with leafs andtreebranches. At the very bottom of the
case I can notice same inlay carving and a large leaf at the very center.
The cuckoo door is adorned with
linear carvings. Right next to the cuckoo door, I can see a small leaf, on each
The top crest like a tiara, follows the same motif with
leafsand three leafs at very centre.
The dial in brown color has a diameter of 12 cm
The clock movementis a wood plate movement (probably a type
V) that it was in use from 1820 to 1865. The movement has been lubed and it is
in good running condition.
The clock will strike and cuckoo every thirty minutes and at the
hour, the sound of the gong is full and the cuckoo bird with come out of perch,
bow, and itsounds well.
The clock size is: 18"L - 14" W - 5" D
The clock comes sold with back door, pendulum and 2 weights
I collect cuckoo clock from many years and it is always a great
feeling to own a clock that was madeduring Lincoln’s presidency and the
American Civil War.
The shipping rate includes insurance, handling and adult signature
For International buyers: Please contact
me for the shipping rate.
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