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Table Clock, Japan

Inventory Number: 36874
Object Type:
Place Created: Japan Asia
Accession Number: 1935-4/part
Brief Description: Records unequal hours; the hour-markers can be adjusted, as necessary, in a recess in the dial plate; they are not inscribed with numerals but with Chinese signs of the zodiac. The turned metal-works suggests the clock is 19th century. Wooden box.
Primary Inscriptions: None.
Provenance: From the Barnett Collection.
Collection Group:
Material(s): Brass; silver hour markers.

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