Continental musical bracket clock, 19th century, works by Winterhalder & Hofmeier. Mahogany case with arched pediment having ormolu mounts including masks and urn finials, over a central case with ormolu columns flanking an arched brass dial with two subsidiary dials, silent and chime; eight-day fusee movement. Side of case with ormolu grilles, back with lattice metal door lined with fabric. Musical mechanism playing on eight bells or four gongs. Works engraved "W & H Sch" for Winterhalder & Hofmeier (working Black Forest region, Germany, 1810-1937). 30 1/2" H x 17 1/4" W x 11" D. Last half 19th century. CONDITION: Losses to wood upper arch above dials, fabric to side panels absent. Overall general wear and oxidation to bronze mounts and front lower case with wood shrinkage.
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