Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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alarm clock
  • France
  • alarm clock, circa 1700s
  • Where object was made: France
  • marble, brass
  • Object Diameter: 16.5 cm
    Object Diameter: 6 1/2 in
  • The Doctor Maurice L. Jones Collection
  • Not on display
  • 1952.0065
Description

Alarm clock with cannon opposite a lens and a sundial on a round marble base. There is a perpendicular staff or gnomon at the center of the dial.