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Lamp Clock - Germany, circa 1800 Object Reg. No: ST 019113

Summary:
Lamp clock, Germany, circa 1800.

Glass bowl on pewter stem above circular base. Oil drains to wick in horizontal spout. Thin pewter strip over glass calibrated 7 to 12, 1 to 6. The shape of the glass is designed to give a constant flow of oil by compensating for changes of depth.
Acquisition Information:
Loan & Subsequent Bequest from Mr John Askew, 1930
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 35 cm (Height), 15 cm (Diameter)

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Tagged with: fire clocks, night clocks
Themes this item is part of: Horology Collection, Science & Measurement Collection
Primary Classification: HOROLOGY
Secondary Classification: Clocks
Tertiary Classification: germany
Inscriptions: Inside cover of spout marked 'Weyoan, C.'
Place & Date Made: Germany, circa 1800

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