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Table clock

Date:
late 16th century
Culture:
German
Medium:
Gilt bronze
Dimensions:
Overall: 11 1/2 × 5 1/8 × 5 1/8 in. (29.2 × 13 × 13 cm)
Classification:
Horology
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Simon Guggenheim, 1929
Accession Number:
29.52.6
Not on view
Mrs. Simon Guggenheim (until 1929; to MMA)
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