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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.

Term type

AAT

Getty AAT term number

300041603

Broader Terms used

<clocks by form>

Term used for

clocks, bracket

Equivalent Terms used

bracket clock

Created

12yrs ago

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