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

Summary:
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.
Description:
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)

More information

Tagged with: striking clocks, table clocks
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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