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Bracket Clock, by John Knibb, Oxford, c. 1685

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Inventory Number: 50571
Object Type:
Persons: John Knibb
Date Created: circa 1685
Place Created: Oxford England United Kingdom Europe
Accession Number: 1966-270/2
Brief Description: Brass movement and dial with skeleton chapter-ring and calendar. Verge escapement.
Walnut caddy top case.
Most likely an early 20th-century assembly.
Primary Inscriptions: "John Knibb Oxon fecit" engraved under chapter ring; "John Knibb Oxon fecit." engraved on backplate.
Provenance: Presented by Dr C. F. C. Beeson in 1966.
Collection Group: Beeson Collection
Material(s): Brass. Case: walnut.
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
295 250 165 mm

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