Carriage Clocks

Musical alarm carriage clock

    Musical alarm carriage clock


    The 1890s

    Gebrüder Junghans A.G.

    Brass, plastic, glass, steel; presswork, repousse, enamel, mechanical work

    15 х 13 х 9.5 cm

    Mark on the clockwork: "Junghans"


    Clock in metal nickel-plated case on wide ornately shaped base with paws-shaped corner feet. Rectangular windows closed with faceted glass in narrow metal frames are on lateral sides. Ornately shaped handle for carrying is fixed on supports on the top panel. Front side is closed with facetted glass, rectangular repoussed clock face shield, surrounded by narrow frame with mold-pressed ornament along the perimeter. Ring enamel dial of ivory color with minutes’ divisions and black Arabic numerals for hours. The ornament comprised of thin arc patterns ornament is near the figures. Hour and minute hands are spear-shaped, central and blued. The rear side is closed by yellow corrugated metal door; circular winding key holder is fixed on its inner side. The clockwork with lever escapement, horizontal balance axis and two open springs is mounted on two vertical nickel-plated boards. Round alarm scale with figures from 1 to 12 contra clockwise is on the rear mounting plate. The alarm time is set by corrugated crown. Square winding pins for clockwork and musical movement springs are to the scale left and right sides. The crowns for hands setting and musical movement’s speed regulation are above the scale. The clockwork adjustment regulator is on the mounting board upper part. Musical movement with cylinder and sound comb with 37 teeth is mounted in the base socle.


    Инв. 2660/ММП