cuckoo clocks

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Scope note
Wall clocks elaborately carved and decorated, usually with floral motifs, that announce the hours by a sound like the call of the cuckoo; often with exposed weights and pendulum. Introduced in the mid-18th century in the Black Forest region, the earliest examples had wooden movements.
cuckoo clocks
Accepted term: 15-Jul-2024