Long case clock
Thomas Tompion (1639–1713)
Object Place: Europe, London, England
192.73 cm (75 7/8 in.); Foot diam.: 14 7/8 in.
Medium or Technique
Wood; burl walnut veneer, brass, steel
Alan and Simone Hartman Galleries (Gallery 241)
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 restored) with moldings and flat feet. With key.
signed at base of dial: Tho. Tompion Londini Fecit. '123' stamped on the backof the plate movement.
1932, Anonymous gift in memory of Charlotte Beebe Wilbour (1883-1914) to the MFA.
Anonymous gift in memory of Charlotte Beebe Wilbour (1833-1914)