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Longcase clock with calendrical, lunar, and tidal indications (The Graves Tompion)

Thomas Tompion (1638–1713)

Maker:
Case attributed to Jasper Braem (active ca. 1677–ca. 1686)
Date:
probably ca. 1675–78
Culture:
British, London
Medium:
Case: oak with olive wood veneer and panels of marquetry of ivory and various woods with gilt-brass mounts; Dial: brass, partly gilded and partly silvered; Movement: brass and steel
Dimensions:
H. 77 in. (195.5 cm); W. 17 in. (43.2 cm); D. 9 in. (22.9 cm)
Classification:
Horology
Credit Line:
Bequest of Marilyn Preston Graves, 1999
Accession Number:
1999.48.2
209296

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