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Clockwork Dial, Italy, c. 1750

Inventory Number: 39709
Object Type:
Place Created: Italy Europe
Accession Number: 1934-14
Brief Description: Movement of the dial is controlled by a verge watch movement. Painted dial with quarter hour indications; second dial carries two circular discs of hour numbers which appear to 'wander' through the quarters as the dial revolves.
(Source: display label)
Primary Inscriptions: Movement signed "Nicolas Rosci Florance".
Provenance: Originally lent by R. T. Gunther.
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