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Object Name Clock
Catalog Number 2000.21.108
Collection Timepiece
Other Name Shaku-Dokei
Description Pillar clock with Nami-ita scale showing variable day and night hours according to season. Hour indicator adjusts horizontally to point to the correct pair of months on the time-scale. Verge escapement with horizontal balance. Turned full length frame pillars, floral engraving on front. Hood missing
Maker unknown
Material brass, wood
Place of Origin Japan