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Table Clock, by A. Scheirlin, German, c. 1650

Inventory Number: 44795
Object Type:
Persons: Abraham Scheirlin (Maker)
Date Created: c. 1650
Place Created: Germany Europe
Accession Number: 1935-4/part
Brief Description: Scheirlin worked in Augsburg.
Verge escapement with balance-wheel and balance-spring (a later addition); sliding balance -spring regulator; fusee now with chain but originally with gut, as the mainspring regulator. There are two trains (going and striking the hours). Single brass hand.
Primary Inscriptions: "Abraham Scheirlin"
Provenance: From the Barnett Collection.
Collection Group:
Material(s): Movement: brass and stell
silver and enamel dial. Gilt-copper case with glass side panels.
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
68 107 mm

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