Astronomical wall clock; three train movement; plates and wheels of wood, except contrate; arbors and lantern pinions of steel; going-train with verge escapement and short pendulum; quarters sounded on high bell and hours on lower; upper dial with days of

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1958,1006.2144

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Astronomical wall clock; three train movement; plates and wheels of wood, except contrate; arbors and lantern pinions of steel; going-train with verge escapement and short pendulum; quarters sounded on high bell and hours on lower; upper dial with days of

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  • Infrared reflectogram (c.800-1700 nm). Astronomical wall clock; three train movement; plates and wheels of wood, except contrate; arbors and lantern pinions of steel; going-train with verge escapement and short pendulum; quarters sounded on high bell and hours on lower; upper dial with days of week and months with zodiacal signs; lower dial shows minutes and hours, on both twelve and twenty-four hour chapter-rings; gilt and black sphere at top indicates moon's phase; painted sides of case depict two female deities.  Train count  Going side Great wheel----- 48 2nd wheel------- 42---8 Contrate wheel---42---7 Escape wheel-----29---6 Number of pins on great wheel----8  Hour striking Great wheel-------48 Hoop wheel-------48---6 Warning wheel----36---6 Fly----------------------6  Pinion of report---------8 Count wheel------------39 Number of pins on great wheel----20  Quarter striking Great wheel-------60 Hoop wheel-------48---6 Warning wheel----36---8 Fly----------------------6 Number of pins on great wheel-----20

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  • Infrared reflectogram (c.800-1700 nm). Astronomical wall clock; three train movement; plates and wheels of wood, except contrate; arbors and lantern pinions of steel; going-train with verge escapement and short pendulum; quarters sounded on high bell and hours on lower; upper dial with days of week and months with zodiacal signs; lower dial shows minutes and hours, on both twelve and twenty-four hour chapter-rings; gilt and black sphere at top indicates moon's phase; painted sides of case depict two female deities.  Train count  Going side Great wheel----- 48 2nd wheel------- 42---8 Contrate wheel---42---7 Escape wheel-----29---6 Number of pins on great wheel----8  Hour striking Great wheel-------48 Hoop wheel-------48---6 Warning wheel----36---6 Fly----------------------6  Pinion of report---------8 Count wheel------------39 Number of pins on great wheel----20  Quarter striking Great wheel-------60 Hoop wheel-------48---6 Warning wheel----36---8 Fly----------------------6 Number of pins on great wheel-----20

    Infrared

  • Astronomical wall clock; three train movement; plates and wheels of wood, except contrate; arbors and lantern pinions of steel; going-train with verge escapement and short pendulum; quarters sounded on high bell and hours on lower; upper dial with days of

    Full: Front

  • Astronomical wall clock; three train movement; plates and wheels of wood, except contrate; arbors and lantern pinions of steel; going-train with verge escapement and short pendulum; quarters sounded on high bell and hours on lower; upper dial with days of

    Full: Front

  • Astronomical wall clock; three train movement; plates and wheels of wood, except contrate; arbors and lantern pinions of steel; going-train with verge escapement and short pendulum; quarters sounded on high bell and hours on lower; upper dial with days of

    Full: Front

  • Astronomical wall clock; three train movement; plates and wheels of wood, except contrate; arbors and lantern pinions of steel; going-train with verge escapement and short pendulum; quarters sounded on high bell and hours on lower; upper dial with days of

    Full: Front

  • Astronomical wall clock; three train movement; plates and wheels of wood, except contrate; arbors and lantern pinions of steel; going-train with verge escapement and short pendulum; quarters sounded on high bell and hours on lower; upper dial with days of

    Full: Front

  • Astronomical wall clock; three train movement; plates and wheels of wood, except contrate; arbors and lantern pinions of steel; going-train with verge escapement and short pendulum; quarters sounded on high bell and hours on lower; upper dial with days of

    Full: Front