AUCTION : 0519

Lot#: 263

DESCRIPTION: Gebrüder Junghans, Schramberg, Germany, kangaroo swinging mystery clock, 8 day, time only, spring driven movement contained in a compound pendulum held aloft in the mouth of a cast kangaroo figure, arabic numeral white enamel dial, and blued steel hands.
CONDITION: the cast figure is spelter and in surprisingly good condition. There is a small hole from casting process on the top of the animal's head. The wood base has some very small scratches. Some gilding worn off the swing arm. Signed enamel dial has three hairline cracks. Signed movement with centrally located winding and setting knobs and mainspring within a going barrel.
ESTIMATE: $600 - $800
CIRCA: 1910
DIMENSIONS: 12.25in x 13in x 4in