- Museum number
Small Lantern clock with alarm
Brass posted-frame with four turned brass finials at corners, and another over trapped bell. Three pierced but unengraved frets to front and sides of bell.
Silvered chapter ring with roman hour numerals (I-XII) with half-hour markers, inner ring having dashed quarter hour markers. Brass dial centre with foliate engraving. Inner silvered alarm disc with arabic numerals (1-12). Single steel hour hand with tail forming alarm marker.
Weight-driven movement (2 driving weights, 2 counterweights, rope drive - none original), verge escapement with short pendulum, alarm.
- Production date
- 1720 (circa)
Height: 235 millimetres
Width: 102 millimetres
Depth: 100 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- See Antiquarian Horology, Vol 7, No 6, p.549 for a letter regarding this clock from the then owner Mr H.G Hammond (q.v.)
- Not on display
- Latest: lower 'hinge' post of proper left door is damaged, door loose.
- Acquisition date
- Britain, Europe and Prehistory
- Registration number