We are proud to present you this beautiful masterpiece by the Konigsberg State Amber Manufactory. The Art Deco Desk Top Clock was made between 1926-1934 and is covered with genuine Baltic Sea Amber. It combines different shades and colors including Butterscotch & Clear Amber. The Clock was just cleaned and serviced by a professional watchmaker (with warranty). It is a very special an rare piece made by the most famous and fancy Amber Manufactory of all time.
History of the Konigsberg State Amber Manufactory / Staatliche Bernstein-Manufaktur Königsberg:
The State Amber Manufactory was established in Konigsberg in 1926 as a joint-stock company with its branches in Berlin and Danzig.
Amber was extracted in the village Palmniken, where the initial treatment of the stone was conducted and a smelting shop was located. Konigsberg became the center of end production.
A special attention was given to the quality of making and high artistic level of amber articles. From the beginning of the 1930s a wide advertising campaign was launched aimed at promotion of the «German gold» within the country. The "Day of Amber" was celebrated in Palmniken where huge models of the production were shown during a gorgeous parade.
The Manufactory opened its representative offices in Paris, London, Vienna, Brussels and New York. The articles of the Manufactory gained international acceptance also due to participation in numerous exhibitions where they were repeatedly awarded with high rank prizes.
Condition: In good condition. The actual clock was just cleaned and serviced by a professional watchmaker (with warranty). Some minor damages to some of the Amber pieces - age consistent wear. Please see pictures.
Size: circa 7 by 5 1/2 by 2 Inches
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