An early German Black Forest Cuckoo wall clock, circa 1830
30-hour movement with half hour striking on bell in combination with cuckoo, polychrome painted dial
25-cm polychrome painted convex dial with Roman numerals, brass diamond shaped hands, flower spandrels and in the arch flanking the door for the cuckoo, 30-hour weight driven wooden movement with anchor escapement, countwheel half hour striking on a bell in combination with cuckoo and pipes, wood case with doors to the sides, suspension hoop and spurs.
Cuckoo clocks are usually made in a chalet style. This clock a so-called Lackschilduhr (painted dial clock) with cuckoo is the earlier and much more rare type.
(Height) 36 cm (Width) 25 cm (Depth) 23 cm
(Height) 14.2 in (Width) 9.8 in (Depth) 9.1 in