LATE 19th CENTURY WINTERHALDER & HOFMEIER BRACKET CLOCK
Description of the item
Original antique fine quality ting tang chiming two train bracket clock in carved & pillared stepped red oak case with rounded arch pediment, the Winterhalder & Hofmeier movement with dead beat escapement striking on twin gongs, the 7" tall brass dial with 6" silvered chapter ring and subsidiary dials for speed adjustment and chime suppression decorated with spandrels, the large carved red oak case with twin opening access doors all sat on four gilt feet, in very good condition, the movement has been overhauled cleaned & serviced and is in full working order. 18.5" tall.
Information about maker
Winterhalder & Hofmeier were considered the finest clockmakers in the Victorian era. They were based in several towns in Germany’s Black Forest region. The company was established in 1810 by Thomas Winterhalder in Friedenweiler, southern Germany,
At the height of their success, satellite factories began to spring up, and by the mid and late 19th century they were producing clocks of premier quality.
The case is in good condition, small piece of carving lacking to right hand side door and small nibble to upper part of left hand pillar, the mechanism has been cleaned serviced and is fully working, - displays very well - supplied with winder.
Dimensions:- 470mm tall, 320mm wide, 240mm deep
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