Uhrenmännchen so-called Schnappuhr, clock figure, Black forest circa 1840.

Uhrenmännchen so-called Schnappuhr, clock figure, Black forest circa 1840.

Price: € 14500

Offered by Van Dreven Antique Clocks



Uhrenmännchen so-called Schnappuhr, clock figure, Black forest circa 1840. Uhrenmännchen so-called Schnappuhr, clock figure, Black forest circa 1840. Uhrenmännchen so-called Schnappuhr, clock figure, Black forest circa 1840. Uhrenmännchen so-called Schnappuhr, clock figure, Black forest circa 1840. Uhrenmännchen so-called Schnappuhr, clock figure, Black forest circa 1840.

Uhrenmännchen so-called Schnappuhr, clock figure, Black forest circa 1840. 
Man in traditional Alpine clothing with Lederhose and hat in Tyrolean style. The polychrome painted man carries a clock with a 30-hour movement. Mouth and eyes move at the ticking of the clock. Also called "Schaufensteruhr", the man figuer stood in the shop window to draw attention. Dimensions HxWxD: 42x10x10cm.
Price 14.500, -
Literature: Von Augenwendern und Schnappautomaten: Die Welt der Uhrenmännchen und Figurenuhren von 1635 bis 1960. Frank Haverkamp & Beatrice Techen. Pictured on page 100 of the book.
 
 
 
Reference
100-336

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