A Swiss Style Weather House Kuckulino With A Swinging Doll
Looking for a kuckulino that offers attention to detail, with the added perk of an attached weather house, to ensure you will always keep an eye on the weather at the same time? Look no further than this colourful kuckulino & weather house, which was produced by artisan clock makers TRENKLE from Simonswald in the Black Forest region of Germany.
At the top is the Swiss chalet style weather house which features a lady and a man who move in and out of the house depending on what the weather is going to do. The lady forecasts fine and sunny weather, whilst the man who is dressed with a raincoat & an umbrella predicts the rainy days. Additional details for the weather house include a water trough, a tree and a number of hand painted features including window shutters and a painted shingle style roof. Swiss houses are a popular style of chalet building in the Swiss alps, featuring details that represent life in the mountain regions of Europe (around southern Germany, Switzerland and Austria).
Below the weather house is the kuckulino, which features a wooden clock dial, and elaborate hand painted floral detail that instantly draws the eye. Included in the floral detail is a large Edelweiss flower depicted on 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.
This timepiece is powered by a high quality quartz movement that is accurate at keeping time. It is recommended to change the batteries annually to ensure longevity of your clock mechanism.
Perhaps the most unique feature of this delightful clock is the addition of a swinging doll sitting on a swing below the clock, acting as the pendulum. Dressed in traditional Black Forest attire, the doll swings side to side next to decorative display weights, providing a visual delight that is sure to entertain all ages.
This clock comes with an option of 12 different melodies that rotate each hour including:
- Music Box Dancer
- Muss I Denn Zum (Wooden Heart)
- Lara's Theme - Dr Zhivago
- Mühle im Schwarzwald (Black Forest Mill)
- Ich weiss nicht, was soll es bedeuten (The Lorelei)
- Oh My Papa
- Fröhlicher Wanderer (Happy Wanderer)
- Que Sera
- Für Elise (Pour Elise)
This kuckulino comes with a three way switch. It can either -
A. Cuckoo the time on the Hour
B. Play 12 different tunes which alternates each hour
C. Switch off completely
Please note that this clock does not feature a cuckoo bird.
What is a Kuckulino Clock?
A kuckulino clock is a small timepiece produced in the Black Forest, featuring carved and chalet designs, along with the traditional swinging doll style. Quaint in size, kuckulino clocks make the cuckoo call each hour, however they do not feature a cuckoo bird popping out, in contrast to a traditional cuckoo clock. Using the three way switch on most kuckulinos, you can alternate between three options- a quiet cuckoo call; alternating through a different melody each hour; or no sound at all. Some kuckulinos do not feature music or a cuckoo call, and instead are purely timepieces. Available at an affordable price point, these delightful mini cuckoo clocks make fantastic gift ideas for adults and children alike, as they add a hint of character to any room in your chosen space. If you are looking for a clock that features a cuckoo bird popping out, check out our entire cuckoo clock range here.
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 kuckulino & weather house by Trenkle Uhren
- Measures 20cm* in height
- Swiss house chalet style design
- Highly colourful design with elaborate hand painted floral detail that instantly draws the eye
- Painted flowers include the famous Edelweiss flower
- Wooden clock dial
- Swiss chalet style weather house on top
- Weather house features a lady and a man who move in and out of the house depending on what the weather is going to do
- Lady forecasts fine and sunny weather, whilst the man predicts the rainy days
- Hand painted features including window shutters and a painted shingle style roof
- Swinging doll pendulum dressed in traditional Black Forest attire
- Doll is sitting on a swing below the clock, swinging side to side
- Decorative display weights
- Powered by a high quality quartz movement that is accurate at keeping time
- Does not feature a cuckoo bird
- Option of 12 different melodies that rotate each hour
- Features a 3 way switch - cuckoo the time each hour; rotate through 12 different melodies; switch sound off completely
- Powered by a high quality quartz movement that is accurate at keeping time
- Requires 2 x AA alkaline batteries
- 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 #||2025 SQ|
|Type||Mini Black Forest Clocks|
|Clock Sound||3 Way Switch - Optional Cuckoo, Music or No Sound|
|Batteries Required||2 x AA Alkaline Batteries|
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