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Bracket clocks

Scope note

Small, spring-driven or pendulum, wood-cased clocks intended to be placed on a bracket on the wall, set on a mantel, or carried from room to room; the brackets were often designed to match the style of clocks; generally from the 17th and 18th centuries.

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<clocks by form>

Term used for

clocks, bracket

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bracket clock


12yrs ago

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