Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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water clock
  • William Tyler
    active late 1600s
    active: England, United Kingdom
  • water clock, 1694
  • Where object was made: England, United Kingdom
  • brass, wood
  • Object Height: 76.2 cm
    Object Height: 30 in
  • The Doctor Maurice L. Jones Collection
  • On view: Loo Gallery, 401, Cabinet E1
  • 1952.0056
Label Text

Wooden frame. Brass cylinder and stopper. Brass hour dial and hour hand. Front plate with inscription: Tyme passeth swift awaye.