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'Tower' Table Clock, by 'HP' or 'HR', German, 17th Century

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Inventory Number: 39663
Object Type:
Persons: HR or HP (Maker)
Date Created: 17th century
Place Created: Germany Europe
Accession Number: 1935-4/part
Brief Description: Horizontal verge escapement, with pendulum; going and striking trains; repeating movement.
This clock has been greatly restored.
Primary Inscriptions: Punched on base, in a shield, are the initials "HR" or "HP". Other inscriptions on front, sides and back. (Source: Display label)
Provenance: From the Barnett Collection.
Collection Group:
Material(s): Steel and brass movement; silver dial; gilt copper case.
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
115 115 190 mm

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