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The Art of Time: European Clocks and Watches from the Collection
December 18, 2007–April 27, 2008
Longcase clock
Clockmaker: Daniel Quare
(1649–1724)
Date: ca. 1715
Medium: Case: walnut, and walnut veneered on oak; Dial: gilded and silvered brass; Movement: brass and steel
Accession Number: 64.101.870
Table or bracket clock
Clockmaker: George Graham
(1673–1751; Clockmakers' Company 1695; master, Clockmakers' Company 1722)
Date: ca. 1720
Medium: Case: walnut veneered on oak, with brass hardware; Dial: gilded and silvered brass; Movement: brass and steel
Accession Number: 64.101.872
The Toilette of Venus
After a sculpture attributed to Étienne-Maurice Falconet
(1716–1791)
Date: last quarter 18th century
Medium: Case: gilded bronze and marble; Dial: gilded bronze and white enamel; Movement: brass and steel
Accession Number: 66.28.2
Longcase clock with calendar
Clockmaker: Joseph Knibb
(1640–1711)
Date: ca. 1685–95
Medium: Case: walnut veneered on oak; Dial: gilded and silvered brass; Movement: brass and steel
Accession Number: 1974.28.92
Wall clock
Clockmaker: Ahasuerus I Fromanteel
(Norwich, England 1607–1693)
Date: ca. 1660–65
Medium: Case: oak veneered with ebony; gilt-brass mounts Dial: gilded and silvered brass Movement: brass and steel
Accession Number: 1974.28.93
Table clock with calendar
Clockmaker: Daniel Delander
(ca. 1678–1733, recorded 1692, working 1692–1721)
Date: ca. 1720
Medium: Case: burl walnut veneer on oak, with stained wooden moldings and brass fittings; Dial: partly gilded and partly silvered brass; Movement: brass, steel
Accession Number: 1974.28.94
The Handkiss, with the Hussar Officer Schindler in Attendance
Clockmaker: Gudin Le Jeune
(recorded 1739, died ca. 1755)
Date: ca. 1750
Medium: Case: hard-paste and soft-paste porcelain, with gilded-bronze mounts; Dial: white enamel, with blue numerals
Accession Number: 1974.356.411
Pair-case automaton watch
James Cox
(ca. 1723–1800)
Date: ca. 1770
Medium: Outer case: gold, partly enameled and set with gemstones and paste jewels; Inner case: gold; Dial: white enamel, with frame set with paste jewels; Movement: with diamond endstone
Accession Number: 1977.436.4
Longcase astronomical regulator
Clockmaker: Ferdinand Berthoud
(1727–1807)
Date: ca. 1768–70
Medium: Case: ebony veneered on oak, with gilded-bronze mounts; Dial: white enamel
Accession Number: 1982.60.50
Cartel clock
Clockmaker: Étienne I Le Noir
(1675–1739)
Date: ca. 1735–40
Medium: Case: soft-paste porcelain, with gilded-bronze mounts; Dial: white enamel, with blue numerals; Movement: brass and steel
Accession Number: 1982.60.84
Automaton in the form of a chariot pushed by a Chinese attendant and set with a clock
James Cox
(ca. 1723–1800)
Date: 1766
Medium: Case: gold, with diamonds and paste jewels set in silver, and pearls; Dial: while enamel; Movement: brass, partly gilded, and steel, wheel balance and cock of silver set with paste jewels
Accession Number: 1982.60.137
Longcase clock
Clockmaker: Daniel Quare
(1649–1724)
Date: ca. 1715
Accession Number: 64.101.870
Table or bracket clock
Clockmaker: George Graham
(1673–1751; Clockmakers' Company 1695; master, Clockmakers' Company 1722)
Date: ca. 1720
Accession Number: 64.101.872
The Toilette of Venus
After a sculpture attributed to Étienne-Maurice Falconet
(1716–1791)
Date: last quarter 18th century
Accession Number: 66.28.2
Longcase clock with calendar
Clockmaker: Joseph Knibb
(1640–1711)
Date: ca. 1685–95
Accession Number: 1974.28.92
Wall clock
Clockmaker: Ahasuerus I Fromanteel
(Norwich, England 1607–1693)
Date: ca. 1660–65
Accession Number: 1974.28.93
Table clock with calendar
Clockmaker: Daniel Delander
(ca. 1678–1733, recorded 1692, working 1692–1721)
Date: ca. 1720
Accession Number: 1974.28.94
The Handkiss, with the Hussar Officer Schindler in Attendance
Clockmaker: Gudin Le Jeune
(recorded 1739, died ca. 1755)
Date: ca. 1750
Accession Number: 1974.356.411
Pair-case automaton watch
James Cox
(ca. 1723–1800)
Date: ca. 1770
Accession Number: 1977.436.4
Longcase astronomical regulator
Clockmaker: Ferdinand Berthoud
(1727–1807)
Date: ca. 1768–70
Accession Number: 1982.60.50
Cartel clock
Clockmaker: Étienne I Le Noir
(1675–1739)
Date: ca. 1735–40
Accession Number: 1982.60.84
Automaton in the form of a chariot pushed by a Chinese attendant and set with a clock
James Cox
(ca. 1723–1800)
Date: 1766
Accession Number: 1982.60.137
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