1930s Art Deco Black Lacquer Chiming Longcase Clock For Sale
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1930s Art Deco Black Lacquer Chiming Longcase Clock

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An elegant English Art Deco black lacquer Westminster chiming longcase clock made in London, circa 1935 in date. The clock features a hinged glazed door on a boxed frame and a burnished silvered dial with chrome numerals. It has three cylindrical chrome weights and a chrome pendulum, the clock is wound by pulling the three chains. It strikes the quarters, half hours and hours and plays the Westminster chimes. The movement bears the patent no. 554 626 which was taken out in 1932 by Joseph Kieninger of Aldingen. It refers to the Westminster chiming mechanism. The movement also bears the Serial number 25925. You can play the video to hear the clock chime. Condition: Good and working condition the movement having been cleaned and serviced in our workshops, please see photos for confirmation of condition. Dimensions in cm: Height 190 x width 43 x depth 25 Dimensions in inches: Height 74.8 x width 16.9 x depth 9.8. The Kieninger Clock Factory was founded in 1912 in the Black Forest by Joseph Kieninger and therefore is the oldest existing manufacturer of mechanical clock movements for grandfather, wall, and mantel clocks in the world. Since 1917 the Company has been located in Aldingen, a charming village just between the Black Forest and ”Schwäbische Alb”. Today, the Company occupies a 54.000 square foot manufacturing facility, newly constructed in 1991 and employs about 100 dedicated and highly skilled workers and staff. In 1993, Kieninger became part of the Howard Miller Group (USA), the largest manufacturer of grandfather clocks in the world. Art Deco or Deco, is an influential visual arts design style which first appeared in France during the 1920s, flourished internationally during the 30s and 40s. It is an eclectic style that combines traditional craft motifs with Machine Ageimagery and materials. The style is often characterized by rich colours, bold geometric shapes, and lavish ornamentation. Deco emerged from the Interwar period when rapid industrialization was transforming culture. One of its major attributes is an embrace of technology. This distinguishes deco from the organic motifs favoured by its predecessor Art Nouveau. Historian Bevis Hillier defined Art Deco as "an assertively modern style...[that] ran to symmetry rather than asymmetry, and to the rectilinear rather than the curvilinear; it responded to the demands of the machine and of new material...[and] the requirements of mass production". During its heyday, Art Deco represented luxury, glamour, exuberance, and faith in social and technological progress.  

Details

  • Date of manufacture
    circa 1935
  • Period
  • Materials and techniques
    Silvered, Chrome
  • Condition
    Excellent
  • Dimensions

    H 74.81 in. x W 16.93 in. x D 9.85 in.

    H 190 cm x W 43 cm x D 25 cm

  • Seller location
    London, GB
  • Seller reference number
    09086
  • Reference number
    LU950611723461

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