Howard Miller J. H. Miller Grandfather Clock was designed by famed clock designer and clock maker Chris Bergelin and is so luxurious that is features sixteen different species of hardwoods and veneers. These are Cherry, Crotch Figured Mahogany, Russian Walnut Burl, Movingue, Maple, Ebony, Padauk, Silver Gum, Black Cherry, Magnolia, Beech, Avodire, Anegre, Pearwood, English Sycamore, and Boxwood. Some of these species are very rare. The J. H. Miller Grandfather Clock features a beautiful swan neck pediment that is crowned with three carved finials, two carved rosettes, and a carved finial shell at the center. Also on the pediment are bookmatched Russian Walnut Burl with floral inlays framed with a Movingue border with Ebony and Maple accent lines. The ornate polished brass, Roman numeral clock dial features custom cast corners, center, and moon arch ornaments unique to this clock. The cast center disk is numbered and features a removable engraving plate for personal inscriptions. "Limited Edition" is inscribed across the hemispheres. The clock dial also includes a special brass finished moon phase. The decorative polished brass lyre grandfather clock pendulum features a cast center disk with a spun silver background. Complementing polished brass finished weight shells are embellished with decorative bands with a silver-tone background. The grand bombe style base features carved moldings with a decorative cut-out framed with carved floral motifs. Bookmatched Russian Walnut Burl with floral inlays framed with a Movingue border with Ebony and Maple accent lines on the front and sides. The floral inlays include the rare wood species listed above and the glass is beveled on all front and side glass panels. Top side doors allow access to the movement and storage of the hand crank and key. The impressive upper and lower columns feature large reeds with carved acanthus accent moldings between and intricately carved acanthus top and bottom column caps. A delicate carved molding graces the panel between the upper and lower doors. The upper and lower doors feature crotch figured mahogany with complementing marquetry of Maple, Ebony, Padauk, and Pearwood. The Howard Miller J. H. Miller Grandfather Clock features a classic cable driven clock movement, a German made Kieninger movement that will keep time faithfully. This triple chime movement plays the following charming clock chimes Westminster, St Michaels and Whittington. This Kieninger made clock movement also includes an automatic nighttime chime shut-off option for added convenience. Adjustable levelers under all corners level the clock on uneven surfaces or carpet. Also included with this Howard Miller grandfather clock is an exquisite brass heirloom plate which will be engraved by the Howard Miller Clock Company with your name and date - simply return the request card that will be enclosed with your clock. In addition you will also receive a brass Howard Miller Heirloom capsule with a certificate documenting your clock's history for future generations. All Howard Miller Grandfather clocks come complete with a 2 year manufacturers warranty on both parts and workmanship.