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Table Clock - Johan Dotthy, Breslau, 17th century Object Reg. No: ST 028588

Table clock, square metal case of gilded brass. Horizontal dial has single hand and silver chapter ring. Made by Johan Dotthy or Donhy, Breslau, Germany, probably 17th century.
Door beneath dial contains bell for striking. Inner circle of brass on dial for setting alarm mechanism.

Spring wound; verge escapement. Single barrel for strike.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Joseph Lowy, 1972
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 7.7 cm (Height), 10.7 cm (Width), 10.7 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: striking clocks, table clocks, horology
Themes this item is part of: Joseph Lowy, Watchmaker (1889-1979), Horology Collection, Science & Measurement Collection
Primary Classification: HOROLOGY
Secondary Classification: Clocks
Tertiary Classification: germany
Inscriptions: Maker's name on inside base-plate: 'Johan Dotthy [Donhy?], Breslau]
Maker: Mr Johan Dotthy, Breslau, Germany, circa 1680

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