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Item Details
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Title
Chinese incense clock
Chinese incense clock with one extra tray and maze
Work Type
Time Measurement
Measurements
overall: height = 85 mm x width = 80 mm x depth = 80 mm,
Description
Chinese powdered incense clock, 3 inches in width and 4 inches in height. The clock consists of 3 trays, 2 maze stencils and a latticework lid which protects the incense from being extinguished by the air. This clock measures time by burning powdered incense along a pre-measured path, with each stencil representing a different amount of time.
Subject
clock
ID Number
co729
Source
Image and original data from Science Museum Group - https://collection.sciencemuseum.org.uk
Rights
The source metadata displayed in the Description field is released under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 license - https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/. All other source metadata is released under Creative Commons Zero - https://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/. The image is released under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 License - https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/4.0/.
File Properties
File Name
large_1952_0184__0009_.jpg
SSID
26429404

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