We are pleased to offer this breathtaking Altobel Antonio hand carved solid European limewood Venetian Rococo style grandfather clock. The details on this rare timepiece are exquisite featuring hand lacquered “Craquel” on a cream background with decorative pastel scrolling, gilded edging and three prominent sculpted cherub angels. Clock face and brass pendulum are housed separately behind easily accessible glass framed doors with an astrological chart and dynamic date of the month display at top. This elegant timepiece stands beautifully on four ornate legs fastened by screws and measures 7’2” high x 26” wide at base x 10” deep. You won’t want to miss this rare opportunity to own this fine timepiece at a fraction of the cost!
Mechanism: Ultra-precision Kieninger German mechanical movement with 4/4 Westminster chime, Automatic night shut-off (10:00 pm - 7:15 am) and Lyre pendulum.
These clocks are special made upon order and sells new for $10,225 and ship via sea directly from Italy. We are not aware of another one like it listed anywhere in the resale marketplace and offer it at a price that avoids delays and expenses associated with production, duties and international shipping.
Condition: Very good pre-owned working condition and comes with original Altobel Antonio brochure.
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About Antonio Altobel: Antonio Altobel Clock Company is the producer of Pendulum Style and Contemporary Clocks. The company has been an Italian artisan clockmaker since 1968 while exporting clocks worldwide since 1969. The home factory is located in the small town of Sanguinetto in the province of Verona, which is known as the world famous clock maker because of the traditional Summer Opera Festival held in its 2000-year-old Roman Arena and as the setting of Shakespeare's, "Romeo and Juliet". Every clock is carefully processed by hand tools only, from an extraordinary wood selection, construction, sanding, finishing, assembling, movement installation, testing, packing, through the final shipping.