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Inventory no. 40473 - Former Display Label

French TABLE-CLOCK
c. 1600

Unsigned and undated.
Movement of brass and steel; gilt brass dial and silvered brass chapter-ring with touch-pins; drum-shaped canister case (no hinges) of gilt brass, with small hinged cover in the side for observing the fusee.
Verge escapement with dumb-bell foliot (hog bristle regulator now missing); fusee with gut.
On the bottom of the case is engraved a coat-of-arms. The remainder of the case and the dial, are ornamentally engraved; the design includes, on the dial, an illustration of a monk wearing spectacles and reading a book.

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