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Lantern Clock, by John Knibb, Oxford, c. 1690 with Weights

Object is on display.
Inventory Number: 37575
Object Type:
Persons: John Knibb
Date Created: c. 1690
Place Created: Oxford United Kingdom (England) Europe
Accession Number: 1958-73
Brief Description: Horizontal verge escapement. The clock does not strike the hours, but has an alarm which is set by turning the small dial within the chapter-ring. The weights appear to be original.
(Source: display label)

Four weights with the clock.
Primary Inscriptions: "John Knibb Oxon"
Provenance: Formerly in the J. Drummond Robertson Collection.
Collection Group:
Material(s): Brass
with silver chapter-ring and alarm setting dial.
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
105 80 225 mm

There are no associated narratives.

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Four Weights for Knibb Lantern Clock

preview image for Four Weights for Knibb Lantern Clock
Object is on display.
Inventory Number: 37575
Object Type:
Persons: John Knibb
Date Created:
Place Created: Oxford United Kingdom (England) Europe
Brief Description: Four lead weights with copper alloy shells.
Collection Group:
Material(s): Brass
with silver chapter-ring and alarm setting dial.
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
105 80 225 mm

There are no associated narratives.

Image with multimedia irn 56487Image with multimedia irn 56488

Permalink: http://www.mhs.ox.ac.uk/object/inv/37575

Lantern Clock, by John Knibb, Oxford, c. 1690

Object is on display.
Inventory Number: 37575
Object Type:
Persons: John Knibb
Date Created: c. 1690
Place Created: Oxford United Kingdom (England) Europe
Accession Number: 1958-73
Brief Description: Horizontal verge escapement. The clock does not strike the hours, but has an alarm which is set by turning the small dial within the chapter-ring. The weights appear to be original.
(Source: display label)

Four weights with the clock.
Primary Inscriptions: "John Knibb Oxon"
Provenance: Formerly in the J. Drummond Robertson Collection.
Collection Group:
Material(s): Brass
with silver chapter-ring and alarm setting dial.
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
105 80 225 mm

There are no associated narratives.

Permalink: http://www.mhs.ox.ac.uk/object/inv/37575