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Tall Clock
1881-82
Lenzkirch A. U. G. (1849-1928), movement
Germany: Lenzkirch
Bronze, iron, enamel, wood (oak and pine)
overall: 93"h x 32"w x 13"d
Gift of Mrs. Willis R. Michael
77.80.8a-b

Tall Clock; a: clock: wooden base; metal openwork body with face of cherub in center; eagle with lightning bolts near top of body; dial with Roman numerals on blue enamel; large glory rays protrude from dial; b: pendulum.


Willis Michael did not limit his interest in antique timepieces to any particular time or place. His collection included clocks and watches from America, Europe and Asia. A German manufacturer produced this attention-getting clock in the early 1880s.