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Clocks and Scientific Instruments

Organ clock

Key data

Pierre Jaquet Droz, La Chaux de Fonds, ca. 1760

Hour and quarter hour striking train with three bells without repetition

organ with 13 metal pipes and eight tunes

wood casing with Boulle marquetry, stained horn and tortoiseshell inlaid on brass

mounts: bronze, fire gilt, chased and punched

hands: brass, gilt, perforated

height 103 cm, width 54 cm, depth 27 cm

diameter of white enamel dial 30 cm

Inv. 1951.14.

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