Lombardia Table Clock - 12.5 cm Height - Handcrafted in Italy - Pewter
This classic table clock, with an efficient German movement encased within the romantic Italian crafted pewter, is an object of useful beauty, handcrafted by Italian craftsmen. It looks striking, yet at the same time measured and solid, upon a shelf, table, desk or mantel, and is the perfect gift for those who do, and those who don't, respect the medium of time!!
The former, always prompt, will appreciate it's timeliness and beauty; the latter, more often than not late, may despair at the need to be timely, yet cannot help but appreciate the beauty of the instrument.
The history of clocks is part of the history of the measurement of time, of the various methods and instruments devised for this purpose: sundials, igneous clocks, water clocks, hourglasses, clepsammias and astrolabes. Mechanical clocks appeared after the others but rapidly replaced them, and whilst research has been made into ancient timepieces and similar instruments to find clues to where and when the mechanical clock was invented, no conclusive elements have been found, although most scholars agree they were invented in the second or the third quarter of the thirteenth century.
Size: 11.5 cm x Height 12.5 cm
Weight: 730 g
Materials Used: Pewter, Battery LR1
Designer: Alberto Tabellini
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100% Lead Free
All Cosi Tabellini Pewter is 100% lead-free, so it is totally food & drink safe, and is both EU and US FDA approved.
Cosi Tabellini pieces come gift-boxed with a guarantee card and instructions on how to care for pewter.