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Black Forest Cuckoo and Quail Clock

Auction:
2502
Lot:
543
Sold for:
$652$550

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2502
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
May 01, 2010 10:00AM

Description:

Black Forest Cuckoo and Quail Clock, Germany, late 19th century, the elaborately carved case with phoenix and oak leaf cresting, dual doors for cuckoo and quail automata, leafage surrounding the dial with Roman numerals, bone hands, thirty-hour wood-plate quarter-striking movement with brass wheels and steel arbors, oak leaf pendulum and three acorn weights, ht. 24 in.
Estimate $400-600

Well cared for condition; replacement bellows, no other significant repairs or replacements.

Keywords

Germany, steel arbors, Bellows, Clocks, Horology, Movement, Oak, Pendulum