Astronomical Device (Closed)

Object data
Astronomical Device (Closed)
ID number: 
WA1947.191.7
Collection: 
Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology, University of Oxford
Source categories: 

Accession No: WA1947.191.7
Date/Period: c. 1580
Material(s): gilt brass 
Dimensions: length 100.6 mm (inc. pendant loop), width 68.2mm, thickness 27.4mm, Movement: length 83.5 mm, width 52.4 mm, pillar height: 8.4 mm
Provenance: Munich, workshop of Hans Koch
 
Description: Gilt-brass cased clock-watch with alarm, sundials and lunar volvelle in the form of a book. The striking movement is punched with the maker’s mark HK conjoined and with a right-facing monk’s head (the town mark of Munich).

Collection: Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology, University of Oxford

Credits: 3D photogrammetry by Jamie Cameron, 2016