Previati’s “Dance of the Hours” novelty clock, with fittings for twelve allegorical maidens (sold separately)


  1. As Allegorical rather than Literal Maidens, I presume they no longer have their actual maidenheads?

    • Belfry Bat says:

      I think what the advert means is that the ladies in question have no prior allegorical experience . It’s a standard dodge: give incompetents a fancy job title, and you’ll think you’re actually enjoying the trouble they cause!

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