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Object Name Clock, Wall
Catalog Number 92.25.2
Collection Timepiece
Other Name Vienna Regulator
Date 1810-1830
Description Miniature Viennese wall clock with a thermometer engraved with the Reaumur scale. The case is made of ebonized wood with a mother-of-pearl dial and gilt chapter ring. A gilt framework of gothic design surrounds the dial, and gilt animal head brackets provide support for the movement and bonnet. The movement is 30-hour, with hour strike, spring driven with an anchor escapement, wound by a small pulley with counterweights which hang in front of the pendulum. Metal pendulum rod. Pendulum and weights hang exposed. The thermometer is attached to a silver plate and mounted in a recessed niche behind the pendulum and weights.


Maker unknown
Material Ebonized wood, mother-of -pearl, gilt metal, brass
Place of Origin Vienna, Austria
Notes
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33795
8 slides in slide cabinet 1






Serial Number(s) None