A Swiss House Mechanical Clock With A Swinging Doll
Great things come in small packages, and this colourful clock is no exception. This delightful timepiece was produced by artisan clock makers TRENKLE from Simonswald in the Black Forest region of Germany, and makes an excellent gift idea.
Measuring just 11cm in height*, this beautiful clock resembles a Swiss house, a popular style of chalet building in the Swiss alps. Chalet style clocks are commonly shaped as alpine houses, featuring details that represent life in the mountain regions of Europe (around southern Germany, Switzerland and Austria). This particular clock has a large amount of hand painted features on the chalet facade, roof and base, including flowers such as the famous Edelweiss flower in the centre of the base. This white star shaped flower is unique to the alps of Germany, Austria and Switzerland mainly. Its name means noble white, and it represents strength, toughness, bravery and courage. This is because the flower survives the harshest winters at very high altitudes.
Additional features include a large tree, and a mushroom out the front of the chalet. Rounding out this delightful scene is a wooden clock dial in the centre of the clock, and a blue bird above the dial that moves back and forth, whilst decorative weights hang below the clock itself.
Rounding out this charming timepiece is a boy dressed in traditional Black Forest attire (lederhosen) who bounces up and down on a swing below the clock via a spring, acting as the pendulum. The clock requires winding with a key once a day.
Please note that this clock is not a cuckoo clock- it does not feature a cuckoo bird, nor a cuckoo call. It is a timepiece only.
Quality Black Forest Craftsmanship
- This genuine clock is hand crafted in the Black Forest region of Germany by artisan clock makers Trenkle.
- For over a half of a century, the Trenkle Uhren GmbH company has been carrying on the clock production tradition.
- Trenkle Black Forest clocks are a wonderful example of quality, careful workmanship and a love for detail. Their clocks are produced using a combination of creative handiwork and the newest technology
- Trenkle Uhren's creative ideas are expressed in their ever changing models which add to the extensive range already available, which can be browsed both in store and online at the Clock Shop
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- Genuine hand crafted mechanical clock by Trenkle Uhren
- Measures 11cm in height*
- Swiss house chalet style design
- Highly colourful design with a large amount of hand painted detail
- Features a large tree and a mushroom out the front of the chalet
- Hand painted detail on chalet facade and flowers on the base
- Flowers depicted include the famous Edelweiss flower
- Wooden clock dial in the centre of the timber chalet
- Blue bird above the clock dial that moves back and forth
- Swinging doll pendulum dressed in traditional Black Forest attire
- Doll is sitting on a swing below the clock bouncing up and down via a spring
- Requires winding with a key once a day
- Does not feature a cuckoo bird or cuckoo call- timepiece only
- Weight: Approx 600 grams
- Hand crafted in the Black Forest region of Germany
- 2 year warranty
- Fast delivery Australia wide
- Happiness guaranteed
Whilst we do our best to accurately capture all products to best represent their natural appearance, the colour and finish of this product may vary slightly from the images on our website.
*Please note, the height of the clock does not include the pendulum (swinging doll).
|Model #||69 S BAYERN|
|Type||Mini Black Forest Clocks|
|Movement||Mechanical 1 Day Key Wind|
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