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Clock Iron New ZT-1534

Product Details Item #: ZT-1534 Dimensions (inches): 74H x 14W x 14D Date: New Material: Iron Condition Condition: NEW This is a newly made piece in excellent condition Additional Information Mark: EuroLux Home Object: CLOCKA clock is an instrument used for indicating and maintaining time and the passage thereof. Although the Egyptians and Romans kept time by the use of the hourglass and dripping water, mechanical, weight-driven clocks were first developed during thy the use of the hourglass and dripping water, mechanical, weight-driven clocks were first developed during the Middle Ages. These large clocks were found in public places such as government buildings and churches and only had an hour hand. By the mid-1600s, spring-driven clocks were keeping much more accurate time with the principle of the pendulum and the minute and second hands appeared. Until the 1800s, clocks were hand-made and expensive, however with the advent of machinery to produce clock parts in the Industrial Revolution, the clock became a common object in most households. read more