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Object Name Clock, Lantern
Catalog Number 2000.21.104
Collection Timepiece
Other Name Yagura-Dokei
Description This yagura-dokei stands on a square pyramid base with brass and copper decorations around the edges. The rectangular hood is glass all around with curving decorative fret work. The movement has two foliot with weights, iron wheels, iron frame with brass doors and panels, fixed dial, alarm, calendar. The dial uses traditional characters and the case is engraved with flowers and vines.
Material wood, brass, iron, glass
Place of Origin Japan
Notes Timely Treasures
Philadelphia 2000 National Convention