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Lamp Clock - Germany, circa 1800 Reg. No: ST 019113
- 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
|Dimensions:||35 cm (Height), 15 cm (Diameter)|
|Tagged with:||fire clocks, night clocks, horology|
|Themes this item is part of:||Science & Measurement Collection|
|Inscriptions:||Inside cover of spout marked 'Weyoan, C.'|
|Place & Date Made:||Germany, circa 1800|