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Winterhalder Hofmeier

Information about German clockmakers Winterhalder Hofmeier

Winterhalder & Hofmeier was a partnership formed between Anton Winterhalder and Anton Hofmeier in Germany in the 19th Century.

Anton Winterhalder founded the business in Schwarzenbach, Germany in 1810 taking Anton Hofmeier into partnership in 1850, with the company finally closing upon the death of Linus, the last son of Anton Winterhalder, in 1930.

The movements and clocks made by this firm are often believed to be the among the best produced in Germany at this time.

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Lot FS23/603

Lot FS23/603: Winterhalder & Hofmeier, An Ebonised Bracket Clock

Winterhalder & Hofmeier, an ebonised bracket clock the eight-day duration movement striking the hours and quarter hour on two gongs with the backplate stamped W&H Sch., the six-inch gilded brass break-arch dial having a raised silvered chapter ring engraved with black Roman numerals, decorative half-hour markings and Arabic five-minute numerals, with a matted dial centre, cast spandrels to the four corners and a regulation dial to the arch, the ebonised break-arch case with cast brass decorative mounts to the canted corners, cast side frets and front mount and cast finials and decorative bracket feet, height 48cm, including finial.

Estimate: £800 - £1,000
Realised: £720

Lot FS23/607

Lot FS23/607: Winterhalder & Hofmeier, An Inlaid Walnut Bracket Clock

Winterhalder & Hofmeier, an inlaid walnut bracket clock the eight-day duration movement striking the hours and quarter hours on two gongs with the backplate stamped W&H Sch., the six-inch gilded brass rectangular dial having a raised silvered chapter ring engraved with black Roman numerals, decorative half-hour markings and Arabic five-minute numerals, with engraved decoration to the dial centre and four corners, with two subsidiary dials to the top, being for regulation and strike/silent, the walnut case with octagonal three-quarter pillars to the corners, wood side frets, a curved top and break-front base, all with inlaid decoration, height 46cm.

Estimate: £500 - £700
Realised: £520