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Pillar Clock, Japan

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Inventory Number: 46638
Object Type:
Place Created: Japan Asia
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Brief Description: Illustrates one of the last stages in the development of the pillar clock. The falling weight, inside the case, has attached a horizontal copper alloy bar along which slides a pointer which is set to the month. Circular balance wheel adjustable by sliding weights on a diametrical bar (on the Foliot principle). Wooden case the hood is removable. Key in drawer at the base of the case.
Primary Inscriptions: None.
Provenance: Presented by G.J.S. Mouncy Atkinson
Collection Group:
Material(s): Wood
Copper Alloy
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
385 55 60 mm


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