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Inro Clock, Japan, 19th Century

Inventory Number: 20158
Object Type:
Place Created: Japan Asia
Accession Number: 1959-107
Brief Description: Verge escapement; striking movement. The numerals in the chapter-ring are adjustable. Inro clocks are so called because their cases are similar to an inro, or medicine box; in use, it hangs from the girdle of a kimono. Wooden case.
Primary Inscriptions: None.
Provenance: Purchased 1959.
Collection Group:
Material(s): Silver numerals in gilt brass dial; shitan wood case decorated with gold lacquer.

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