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The Art of Time: European Clocks and Watches from the Collection
December 18, 2007–April 27, 2008
Exhibition objects (1-20 of 91 Results)
Celestial globe with clockwork
Gerhard Emmoser
(German, active 1556–84)
Date: 1579
Medium: Case: partly gilded silver and gilded brass; Movement: brass and steel
Accession Number: 17.190.636
Watch
Watchmaker: Simon Hackett
(before 1620–1664, active 1630–60, master 1646)
Date: ca. 1632–40
Medium: Case: enamel, glass, gold, and gilded brass; Movement: gilded brass and steel, partly blued
Accession Number: 17.190.1477
Automaton clock in the form of a lion
Clockmaker: Karl Schmidt
(German, ca. 1590–1635/36, working 1614)
Date: ca. 1620–35
Medium: Case: gilded brass and gilded silver on a base of ebony, and ebony veneered on fruitwood; Dial: silvered brass
Accession Number: 29.52.15
Longcase clock with calendar and alarm
Movement probably by Ahasuerus II Fromanteel
(1640–1703)
Date: ca. 1690–94
Medium: Case: walnut and rosewood veneer on oak, and partly gilded limewood; Dial: gilded and silvered brass; Movement: brass and steel
Accession Number: 46.107a–h
Mantel clock
Clockmaker: Franz Xavier Gegenreiner
(German, active 1760–70)
Date: case ca. 1710, movement ca. 1760–70
Medium: Case: tortoiseshell backed with brass leaf, pearwood veneered with rosewood; and partly gilded silver; Movement: gilded brass and steel
Accession Number: 46.162
Table or bracket clock
Clockmaker: Thomas Tompion
(British, 1639–1713)
Date: ca. 1696
Medium: Case: ebony veneered on oak with gilded- and silvered-brass fittings; Movement: brass and steel
Accession Number: 64.101.867
Clock (pendule)
Movement by Benjamin Gray
(British, 1676–1764)
Date: ca. 1745
Medium: Case: soft-paste porcelain and gilded bronze; Dial: painted enamel; Movement: brass and steel
Accession Number: 1974.28.91
Watch
Watchmaker: Jean Antoine Lépine
(French, 1720–1814)
Date: ca. 1766
Medium: Case: gold, partly enameled and set with diamonds; Dial: enamel
Accession Number: 89.2.69
Watch
Watchmaker: Charles Clay
(recorded 1716, died 1740)
Date: ca. 1720
Medium: Case: gold and silver; Dial: champlevé gold
Accession Number: 89.2.92
Musical bracket clock with calendar
Clockmaker: Thomas Lozano
(active 1700–1715)
Date: ca. 1770 or later
Medium: Case and bracket: mahogany, with gilded-brass mounts; Dial: silvered brass
Accession Number: 07.275a, b
Watch
Workshop of Wetherell & Janaway
(active 1785–94)
Date: ca. 1790
Medium: Case: gold, pearls, enamel, silver set with diamonds and opal; Movement: with diamond endstone
Accession Number: 17.101.65
Astronomical table clock
Movement probably by Jeremias Metzger
(German, ca. 1525–ca. 1597)
Date: 1568
Medium: Case and dials: gilded brass; Movement: iron-posted frame
Accession Number: 17.190.634a–d
Mirror clock
Movement attributed to Master CR
(probably active before 1565)
Date: ca. 1565–70
Medium: Case: gilded brass and gilded copper; Dial: gilded brass; Movement: plated frame of iron, iron wheels
Accession Number: 17.190.639
Astronomical table clock
Date: second quarter 17th century
Medium: Case: gilded brass and gilded copper; Dials: gilded brass and silver; Movement: brass, gilded brass, and steel
Accession Number: 17.190.747
Watch
Watchmaker: Jean Rousseau
(Swiss, 1606–1684)
Date: ca. 1650–60
Medium: Case: rock crystal mounted in gilded brass; Dial: silver and black enamel with gilded-brass hand; Movement: gilded brass and partly blued steel
Accession Number: 17.190.1014
Watch
Watchmaker: J. Vibrandi
(recorded 1635–78)
Date: ca. 1640
Medium: Case: rock crystal and gold, partly enameled; Movement: gilded brass and steel, partly blued
Accession Number: 17.190.1019
The Rape of Europa and Mercury and the Three Graces
Watchmaker: Lambertus Vrythoff
(recorded 1724–69)
Date: case ca. 1645, movement ca. 1750
Medium: Case and dial: enameled gold; Movement: gilded brass and steel, partly blued
Accession Number: 17.190.1413
Watch
Watchmaker: Johannes van Ceulen
(Dutch, active 1675–1715)
Date: ca. 1676–80
Medium: Case: painted enamel on gold, and raised enamel on gold; Movement: gilded brass, partly blued steel, and silver
Accession Number: 17.190.1417
Repeating watch
Movement by Francis Perigal
(British, active 1741–67)
Date: probably ca. 1770
Medium: Dial: white enamel with black numerals and silver hands set with diamonds; Movement: gilded brass and partly blued steel
Accession Number: 17.190.1427
Watch
Watchmaker: Pieter Klock
(Dutch, 1665–1754)
Date: ca. 1704–20
Medium: Case: painted enamel on gold
Accession Number: 17.190.1436a, b
Celestial globe with clockwork
Gerhard Emmoser
(German, active 1556–84)
Date: 1579
Accession Number: 17.190.636
Watch
Watchmaker: Simon Hackett
(before 1620–1664, active 1630–60, master 1646)
Date: ca. 1632–40
Accession Number: 17.190.1477
Automaton clock in the form of a lion
Clockmaker: Karl Schmidt
(German, ca. 1590–1635/36, working 1614)
Date: ca. 1620–35
Accession Number: 29.52.15
Longcase clock with calendar and alarm
Movement probably by Ahasuerus II Fromanteel
(1640–1703)
Date: ca. 1690–94
Accession Number: 46.107a–h
Mantel clock
Clockmaker: Franz Xavier Gegenreiner
(German, active 1760–70)
Date: case ca. 1710, movement ca. 1760–70
Accession Number: 46.162
Table or bracket clock
Clockmaker: Thomas Tompion
(British, 1639–1713)
Date: ca. 1696
Accession Number: 64.101.867
Clock (pendule)
Movement by Benjamin Gray
(British, 1676–1764)
Date: ca. 1745
Accession Number: 1974.28.91
Watch
Watchmaker: Jean Antoine Lépine
(French, 1720–1814)
Date: ca. 1766
Accession Number: 89.2.69
Watch
Watchmaker: Charles Clay
(recorded 1716, died 1740)
Date: ca. 1720
Accession Number: 89.2.92
Musical bracket clock with calendar
Clockmaker: Thomas Lozano
(active 1700–1715)
Date: ca. 1770 or later
Accession Number: 07.275a, b
Watch
Workshop of Wetherell & Janaway
(active 1785–94)
Date: ca. 1790
Accession Number: 17.101.65
Astronomical table clock
Movement probably by Jeremias Metzger
(German, ca. 1525–ca. 1597)
Date: 1568
Accession Number: 17.190.634a–d
Mirror clock
Movement attributed to Master CR
(probably active before 1565)
Date: ca. 1565–70
Accession Number: 17.190.639
Astronomical table clock
Date: second quarter 17th century
Accession Number: 17.190.747
Watch
Watchmaker: Jean Rousseau
(Swiss, 1606–1684)
Date: ca. 1650–60
Accession Number: 17.190.1014
Watch
Watchmaker: J. Vibrandi
(recorded 1635–78)
Date: ca. 1640
Accession Number: 17.190.1019
The Rape of Europa and Mercury and the Three Graces
Watchmaker: Lambertus Vrythoff
(recorded 1724–69)
Date: case ca. 1645, movement ca. 1750
Accession Number: 17.190.1413
Watch
Watchmaker: Johannes van Ceulen
(Dutch, active 1675–1715)
Date: ca. 1676–80
Accession Number: 17.190.1417
Repeating watch
Movement by Francis Perigal
(British, active 1741–67)
Date: probably ca. 1770
Accession Number: 17.190.1427
Watch
Watchmaker: Pieter Klock
(Dutch, 1665–1754)
Date: ca. 1704–20
Accession Number: 17.190.1436a, b

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