Striking craftsmanship and a warm rich honey finish make the Black Forest Cuckoo Clock - Deep Carved of Squirrels and Bird by Schneider an instant treasure. The solid wood body has been deeply carved to reveal squirrels a perched bird and several decorative leaves that frame a dial of Roman numerals. The call is heard every half and full hour when a small door below the crown opens to reveal the timeless cuckoo. Complete with a manual nighttime silencing option this charming piece operates on one-day movement and requires daily winding by its two pinecone weights.About Anton SchneiderArtisan and craftsman Anton Schneider began producing cuckoo clocks from his German farmhouse in 1848. Based on those humble beginnings the Schneider legacy has lasted for six generations and their clocks are just as beautiful and carefully crafted as they were back then. Known for their love of detail combined with old world handicraft skills the highly skilled artisans at Schneider labor to produce clocks that are works of art as well as functional timepieces. With a dedicated staff of specialized workers the Schneider factory based in the heart of the Black Forest is one of the most popular producers of classic cuckoo clocks in the world today.Schneider cuckoo clocks are still hand-crafted with the same methods used by Anton Schneider back in 1848. Each clock is made from seasoned carefully selected Black Forest Linden wood then put through rigorous quality control inspections. Each clock includes a two-year manufacturer's warranty.About the Black Forest regionThe Black Forest region of Germany is a wooded range of mountains in the southwest part of the country. Bordered by the Rhine valley this beautiful region has been known for its production of classic cuckoo clocks since the mid 1700s. The bird call" feature that makes cuckoo clocks famous is said to have originated in the Black Forest area. Today the region is home to some of the finest clockmakers in the world including makers of classic wood cuckoo clocks like Anton Schneider. Clocks in this region are often still produced with handicraft methods of centuries gone by."