- Museum number
Dial of a Thirty-Hour Longcase Clock.
Square, solid brass dial plate with four applied mask and scroll spandrels attached by a single screw. Applied brass chapter ring retained by four feet pinned to the dial plate. Around the outside is a circle for minutes 0-60 numbered at five-minute intervals in Arabic, surrounding Roman hours I-XII with fleur-de-lys half-hour marks. The area within the chapterring is matted and has three engraved birds around the centre. In the lower part is an engraved basket of fruits. The four dial feet have been removed from the dial plate.The maker's name and place are engraved on the chapter ring between V and VII. The reverse side of the chapter ring is engraved with practice work in the form of alhabet letters, fleur-de-lys half hour marks and names.
- Production date
Height: 28.20 centimetres (11 inch square)
Width: 28.20 centimetres
- Curator's comments
- There are various repair marks scratched on the inside of the dial plate.
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Britain, Europe and Prehistory
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