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Burl walnut, eight day striker, engraved brass dial with matted center and finely executed spandrels, days and month indicator. Pierced steel hands. Flat top with pierced fret-work between moldings. Spiral columns at sides of square dial, molding around long door. Rectangular base (slightly...

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Inscription

signed at base of dial: Tho. Tompion Londini Fecit. '123' stamped on the backof the plate movement.

Provenance

1932, Anonymous gift in memory of Charlotte Beebe Wilbour (1883-1914) to the MFA.

Credit Line

Anonymous gift in memory of Charlotte Beebe Wilbour (1833-1914)

English (London), 1676–80

Object Place

London, England

Dimensions

192.73 cm (75 7/8 in.); Foot diam.: 14 7/8 in.

Accession Number

32.413

Medium or Technique

Wood; walnut

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Furniture