Nelson Mandela Museum Artefacts: 6. Carved Bird German Black Forest Cuckoo Clock

Carved German Bird

A Carved Bird German Black Forest Cuckoo Clock. 

The Black Forest is a mountainous region in southwest Germany, bordering France. It is known for its dense, evergreen forest and picturesque villages. It is also often associated with the Brothers Grimm fairy tales. It’s renowned for its spas and the cuckoo clocks produced in the region since 1700s[1]. not clear when this was given to Nelson Mandela.

[1]https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Black_Forest, (Date Accessed: 31/05/2019)