An Authentic Black Forest Cuckoo Clock
This charming Water Wheel and Dancers Battery Chalet Cuckoo Clock By ENGSTLER represents a fine example of a genuine, high quality hand-crafted Black Forest cuckoo clock, produced from Schwarzwald in Germany, a region otherwise known as the Black Forest.
Measuring 25cm in height*, this endearing chalet style cuckoo clock is a unique asymmetrical design which is not common within chalet cuckoo clocks. More often than not the dancers which are featured to the side on this model are usually placed on a balcony just below the cuckoo bird. Having the dancers on the side adds a nice variation to the standard dancers chalet design.
This beautiful chalet portrays the scene of a countryside house where deer graze in the grass nearby, and a waterwheel spins to the gentle flow of a stream. The facade and balustrades of the chalet has a large amount of fine details, along with hand-painted features like the window shutters and spokes of the water wheel. The scene further builds with the addition of pine trees, stacks of wood, a bench seat and grazing deer that surround the chalet from all sides. This particular cuckoo clock has additional moving parts, after the cuckoo calls the time the water wheel spins and the dancers turn while the music plays. There are 12 different melodies that alternate as the cuckoo calls throughout the day, however this feature can be turned off with a switch should that be preferred.
Chalet cuckoo clocks are the most famous and common type of cuckoo clocks and are often shaped as alpine houses, featuring carvings representing life in the mountain regions of Europe (around southern Germany, Switzerland and Austria). Chalet style cuckoo clocks are can range from simple arrangements of carved features to very detailed scenes with many moving parts (also known as automaton).
The in-built cuckoo of this beautiful clock calls the time each hour, with a permanent automatic night-time shut-off that is controlled by a light sensor. When the room is dark enough, the cuckoo will no longer sound allowing you a sound sleep, before recommencing as the room lights up again the next morning. There is also a manual override to silence the cuckoo altogether should that be preferred.
This beautifully designed clock by ENGSTLER is a charming timepiece, suitable for those looking for a quartz battery cuckoo clock that is reliable and very precise at keeping time, whilst keeping in design features using carving methods that have been practised for hundreds of years.
Benefits of a Quartz Battery Operated Cuckoo Clock
Quartz cuckoo clocks operate differently to mechanical cuckoo clocks. Quartz simply means the clock movement is battery operated. One benefit of a quartz operated cuckoo clock is that they are easier to manage and more hands off than a traditional mechanical cuckoo clock, as they do not require to be wound, and often feature ornamental or decorative weights and chains.
Quartz cuckoo clocks are available with or without music; the models that come with music play 12 different tunes that alternate each hour. Some models feature the sound of a real cuckoo bird in a forest environment.
Most quartz cuckoo clocks feature a light sensor for automatic night shut off to automatically mute any sound when the room gets dark.
Hand Crafted in the Black Forest, Germany
This genuine cuckoo clock is hand crafted in the Black Forest region of Germany by artisan clock makers Engstler
ENGSTLER Black Forest clocks are a wonderful example of quality, careful workmanship and a love for detail.
The name ENGSTLER stands for a flexible family enterprise which has been led with modern ideas for generations.
By linking tradition and innovative technology, ENGSTLER are able to present not only mechanical cuckoo clocks, but also the latest development of quartz cuckoo clocks to the world.
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If you’re looking to purchase an authentic battery German cuckoo clock in Australia, then we offer a large range of quality timepieces that add a playful German inspired atmosphere to your home.
- Genuine hand-crafted battery operated chalet cuckoo clock by ENGSTLER
- Charming countryside scene with a large amount of fine details
- Additional moving parts - Dancers on the side and waterwheel
- Cuckoo calls the time each hour
- Music plays on the hour alternating through 12 different traditional melodies
- Music is optional and can be turned off with a switch
- Automatic night shut off with light sensor
- Manual override switch
- Measures 25cm in height
- High quality pendulum battery quartz movement accurately holds time
- 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.
*The measurements of the clock do not include the height of the weights or pendulum.
|Model #||410 QMT|
|Clock Sound||Cuckoo, Cuckoo & Music or No Sound|
|Theme||People & Culture|
|Automaton (Moving Parts)||Water Wheel|
|Automaton (Moving Parts)||Dancers|
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