An impressive turn of the 20th century German musical oak and ormolu bracket clock Winterhalder and Hofmeier
Lot 282
An impressive turn of the 20th century German musical oak and ormolu bracket clock Winterhalder and Hofmeier
Sold for £2,125 (US$ 3,425) inc. premium

Lot Details
An impressive turn of the 20th century German musical oak and ormolu bracket clock
Winterhalder and Hofmeier
The case surmounted by a galleried balustrade pediment, above a cast bacchanalian frieze, with eight pineapple finials, the top over an arch door, ormolu Sun King sound grates to the sides, moulded plinth base and ornate claw feet, the 7 inch arched dial with foliate and spandrels, silvered chapter ring with black Roman hours and Arabic minutes, matted centre, blued steel hands and opening door with chamfered silvered frame and bevelled glass, the substantial three-train going barrel movement, chiming the quarters on nine coiled blued-steel gongs 75cm high

Footnotes

  • The company was established in 1810 by Thomas Winterhalder in Friedenweiler, southern Germany, and was continued by his three sons Mathaus, Karl and Linus. It was finally discontinued in 1910 following the death of Thomas Winterhalder's last son, Linus
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