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Grandfather Clock, 1929
 
   
Grandfather Clock, 1929
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Brief Description: Tin in the shape of a simulated lacquered chinoiserie grandfather clock. Marked No.10721
Subject Date: 1929 - 1931
Creator: Huntley, Boorne & Stevens (probably)
Publisher: Huntley & Palmers
 
Full Description: This tin was on sale for 2s from 1929 to 1932 and was a fairly expensive tin compared to other ornate tins produced at this time. The cost may have been due to its intricate design with moving hands on the clock face. The biscuits sold inside this tin were Mixed Wine.
 
Collection: Reading Museum Service
Dimensions: Height: 29.30cm, Width: 8.0cm (at base), Depth: 6.80cm
Subject: grandfather clock, pagoda, bird, duck, flower, object, horology, environment, natural science <zoology>, decorative art
Content Type: tin
Location: Reading Museum Service
Local Ref: REDMG : 1971.76.1
Unique ID: rm-rm-1971_76_1~1_438-i-00-000.tif
IPR: Reading Borough Council (Reading Museum Service)
 
 
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