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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 brass 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. Key in drawer at the base of the case.
Primary Inscriptions: None.
Provenance: Presented by G.J.S. Mouncy Atkinson
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Material(s): Brass and lacquer. Case: wood.
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
385 55 60 mm

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