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Mantel Clock - M. Miller & Sohn, Vienna, circa 1820 Object Reg. No: ST 025512

Summary:
Mantel clock and music box, made by M. Miller & Sohn, Vienna, circa 1820.
Description:
Clock is set on a gilt rectangular base similar to a sarcophagus with an opening to show the pendulum. There is a classical urn above the clock and two cherubs on left, and a winged and bearded figure to the right. Base has holes for music box controls. Card of music box is attached to the door.

Weight driven; anchor and pendulum escapement.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mrs Delliot, 1963
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 63 cm (Height), 17 cm (Width), 70 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: music boxes, mantel clocks, striking clocks
Themes this item is part of: Horology Collection, Science & Measurement Collection
Primary Classification: HOROLOGY
Secondary Classification: Clocks
Tertiary Classification: austria
Inscriptions: Strike coil is marked 'M. Miller & Ssohn in Wien'.
Maker: M. Miller & Sons, Vienna, Austria, 1820

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