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Pendulum Clock, by Francis Webb, Watlington, c. 1715

Object is on display.
Inventory Number: 44801
Object Type:
Persons: Francis Webb (Maker)
Date Created: c. 1715
Place Created: Watlington Oxfordshire England United Kingdom Europe
Accession Number: 1935-4/part
Brief Description: 7" dial with alarm disc. 4-post movement, short pendulum with anchor escapement, alarm, rope drive. 30 hour clock.
Simplest kind of rustic case (black stained wooden hood).
Primary Inscriptions: "Fra Webb Watlington" on face.
Provenance: From the Barnett Collection.
Collection Group:
Material(s): Brass and iron.
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
282 182 341 mm

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