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Swedish Empire Wall Clock c.1810

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FurnitureSwedish Empire Wall Clock c.1810

A large Swedish, carved and water gilded wall clock. Signed C A Kumling, Hudiksvall

c.1810

Measures: 93cm high x 56cm wide x 11cm deep

Carl Adolf Kumling

Born in Stockholm he became an apprentice to one of Stockholm's best known clockmakers, Jon Cederlund. He then moved to hudiksvall in Northern Sweden and became a well known clockmaker there. Specialising in gilt wood wallclocks he established himself in Gamla Stan (the old town) in Stockholm from c1816-20 before moving to Hudiksvall in c1820 where he continued up until his death in c1833.