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Lantern Clock

Brass. Turned finials on bell domed, and at corners. Pierced and etched brass cresting at front and sides. On four turnip feet. Etched decoration arounddial.

Inscription

"Tempus edax rerum" (from Ovid's Metamorphoses 15, 234) etched below dial.

Credit Line

Bequest of Charles Hitchcock Tyler

17th century

Object Place

England

Accession Number

32.291

Medium or Technique

Metal

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Furniture