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Parts of Fromanteel Clock

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Inventory Number: 54420
Object Type:
Brief Description: Box of "original" parts removed from the Fromanteel clock during Conservation.
Two pieces of softwood from the base of the structure.
Screws from the lock and hinge.
Hook bolts from the movement of the clock.
String.
Several small copper alloy pins.
Fragments of veneer loose behind oak skirting.
Collection Group:
Material(s): Wood
Oak
copper alloy
string
Iron
Paper

There are no associated narratives.

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Longcase Clock, by Ahasuerus Fromanteel, London, c. 1665

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Inventory Number: 54420
Object Type: Object
Accession Number: ?1936-7
Brief Description: 8-day longcase clock with horizontal verge escapement and bolt-and-shutter maintaining mechanism: case, hood, movement, 2 weights, 2 pulleys.
Primary Inscriptions: "A Fromanteel Londini"
Provenance: Barnett Collection
Collection Group:
Material(s): Wood
Oak
copper alloy
string
Iron
Paper

There are no associated narratives.

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Two Pulleys

Inventory Number: 54420
Object Type:
Brief Description: Two circular copper alloy pulleys, each attached to an S-hook. Both pulleys are the same size.
Collection Group:
Material(s): Wood
Oak
copper alloy
string
Iron
Paper

There are no associated narratives.

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