Switzerland, 19th century

Black Forest Carved Swiss Chalet Clock and Musical Box

With an elaborate case featuring many details, including an Alpine couple that appears on the balcony. Movement with bell strike, box fitted with a single-cylinder musical movement.

Not guaranteed to be in working order.
Clock case: 18 1/2 x 23 1/2 x 12 1/2 in. (47 x 59.7 x 31.8 cm.), Frame: 4 1/4 x 22 1/4 x 8 1/2 in. (10.8 x 56.5 x 21.6 cm.)

  • Provenance: From the collection of Frank J. Locuratolo, Mount Vernon, New York; member of the National Association of Watch & Clock Collectors
  • Condition: Scattered breaks and loss to carved pieces; many pieces are present, but need reapplied. Some restoration.

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April 13, 2024 10:00 AM EDT
Portsmouth, NH, US

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