This piece just arrived today. We don’t get these huge antique Hunter cuckoos often. This piece is an absolute monster. It measures About 59 Inches in hight and 31inches wide. These measurements do not include the chains, weights or pendulum… This is all clock.
Imagine this monster cuckoo hanging in your cabin, lodge, or home. This piece is large enough to put a presence on a room of any size. If you have a great space a normal or even large cuckoo won’t cut it. These antique monsters are the perfect statement piece.
The pediment is adorned with a large stag mount. The crossed rifles are slung over his head with further decorations of oak leaves. Look at the detail on the stag, his antlers, and the two rifles.
Further down the case is a traditional hunting motif with the life size pheasant and hare. They are strung up and tied to the left and right of the dial. The dial itself is huge, and is decorated with large hand carved bone hands. Exquisite details. The dial is circled by the hunting horn.
The bottom of the case has the hunters bag, tassel and two small game birds also strung up after the hunt.
The pendulum is an oak leaf in a circular design, is original and matches the clock. The weights are original cast iron pine cones. The cuckoo bird is plump and carved from wood retaining his original paint. He appears on the full and half hours behind a large carved door.
The case of the clock and finish have been fully restored and the clock is absolutely beautiful. The movement just serviced and it’s running strong and ready for years of enjoyment.
Imagine the time and skill it took the carver to carve this magnificent clock. Especially considering the lack of modern tools or equipment in the early 1900’s. It is the romance and stories behind each clock that interests collectors today.
We specialize in antique rare and unusual Black Forest clocks. If you are looking for that museum quality clock contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org
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