Automaton Mount Everest Wall Clock
This wall clock Automaton Everest is made of several layers of wood, woodstained and painted high quality acrylic paint and a piece of acrylic mirror. The front elements of the clock are decorated with detailed and intricate engraving. Stainless steel elements and copper coated screws are used in the construction of this clock model.
We decided to start a series of wallclocks dedicated to famous peaks and mountains of the world. Among first three is Mount Everest, Mont Blanc and Matterhorn each of which is now not only a geographical point but an iconic symbol. This wallart will be a great gift for one who hears the call of the mountains even at home or in the office.
Mount Everest, known in Nepali as Sagarmāthā and in Tibetan as Chomolungma, is Earth's highest mountain above sea level, located in the Mahalangur Himal sub-range of the Himalayas. The international border between China and Nepal runs across its summit point. In 1865, Everest was given its official English name by the Royal Geographical Society, upon a recommendation by Andrew Waugh, the British Surveyor General of India. As there appeared to be several different local names, Waugh chose to name the mountain after his predecessor in the post, Sir George Everest, despite George Everest's objections.
The hands motion is complemented by the movement of 3 gears each of which is an AA battery operated. The mirror on the background adds some volume to the clock and amplifies the movement effect, transforming the clock into a kinetic installation.
Upon request the clock can be personalized with a text engraving, which will neatly supplement the look of the clock face.
Clock size 31x31 cm / 12x12 in
*AA batteries are not included
**the clock hands can slightly differ from those you see on the pictures