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Astronomical Table Clock, second quarter of 16th century, German; Made in Augsburg, Case of gilt bronze and gilt brass; movement of gilt brass and steel (17.190.747)
Automaton in the form of a chariot pushed by a Chinese attendant and set with a clock, 1766, Signed by James Cox (English), Case: gold, with diamonds and paste jewels set in silver; pearls; dial: white enamel; movement: brass, partly gilded, and steel; the balance wheel and cock of silver set with paste jewels (1982.60.137)
Cartel, or Wall Clock, ca. 1735–40, Movement by Étienne I Le Noir (French), Case: soft-paste porcelain with gilt-bronze fittings; Dial: white enamel with blue numerals; Movement: brass and steel (1982.60.84)
Celestial Globe with Clockwork, dated 1579, Movement by Gerhard Emmoser (Austrian), Made in Vienna, Austria, Case of silver, partly gilt, and gilt brass; movement of brass and steel (17.190.636)
Clock watch with calendar, ca. 1600–1610, Movement probably by Nicolas Forfaict the Elder (French), Case: silver and gilded brass; Dial: gilded brass and silver, with a steel hand; Movement: gilded brass and steel, partly blued (17.190.1607)
Clock watch, ca. 1600–1610, Movement by Michael Nouwen, or Nouen (Flemish, active London), Case: gilded brass; Dial: gilded brass, with a blued steel hand; Movement: gilded brass and iron (17.190.1549)
Clock with pedestal (Pendule sur gaine), ca. 1690, Movement by Jacques III Thuret (French) or more likely his father, Isaac II Thuret (French); case by André-Charles Boulle (French) after designs supplied by Jean Berain (French), Case: oak, with brass and engraved pewter inlay on a tortoiseshell ground, and gilt-bronze mounts; dial: gilt brass with enamel numerals; movement: brass and steel (58.53)
Clock, ca. 1780–90, Workshop of David Roentgen (German); Movement attributed to Elie Prudhomme, German; Neuwied, Oak, pine mahogany; brass and gilt-bronze mounts, enamel (2002.237)
Design for a ring watch, 1561, Pierre II Woeiriot (French), Engraving (26.57.50)
Elephant Clock: Leaf from The Book of Knowledge of Ingenious Mechanical Devices by al-Jazari, Detached folio from an illustrated manuscript, 715 A.H. / 1315 A.D.; Mamluk, Abu’l Izz Ismacil al-Jazari, Author, Probably Syria, Ink, colors, and gold on paper (57.51.23)
Hooded Wall Clock with Calendar, ca. 1660–65, Movement by Ahasuerus I Fromanteel (English), Case: oak veneered with ebony; gilt-brass mounts; Dial: gilded and silvered brass with black numerals; Movement: brass and steel (1974.28.93)
Jewel cabinet incorporating a watch, possibly before 1766, Signed by James Cox (English), Agate, mounted in gilded copper and gilded brass and set with painted enamel plaques, and fruitwood (64.101.829)
Longcase clock, ca. 1774–75, David Roentgen (German, 1743–1807), Oak, veneered with maple, burl woods, holly, hornbeam (all partially stained), and other woods; mother-of-pearl; gilt bronze and brass (1975.101)
Longcase Clock, probably ca. 1675–78, Movement by Thomas Tompion (English), Case: oak, veneered with oystershell-cut olivewood and marquetry panels of green-stained bone, ivory, and various woods, gilt-brass mounts; Dial: brass, partly gilded and partly silvered; Movement: brass and steel (1999.48.2)
Longcase Regulator with Equation Work and Calendar (Régulateur à equation), ca. 1768–70, Movement by Ferdinand Berthoud (French); Case by Balthazar Lieutaud (French), Case: oak veneered with ebony, with gilt-bronze mounts and glass panel; Dial: white enamel with black numerals; Movement: brass and steel (1982.60.50)
Mantel Clock (Pendule de chiminée), ca. 1757–60, Movement by the Workshop of Julien Le Roy (French); Case by Joseph Baumhauer (French), Case: gilded and patinated bronze, on a base of oak veneered with ebony; Dial: white enamel with black numerals; Movement: brass and steel (1991.8)
Mantel Clock (Telleruhr), ca. 1710, Movement by Franz Xaver Gegenreiner (German); Repoussé silver by Johann Andreas Thelot (German), Case: tortoiseshell veneer and silver, partly gilt; Dial: champlevé silver with black numerals; Movement: brass and steel (46.162)
Mantel clock, ca. 1750, ST Germain for Jean-Joseph de Saint-Germain (French); Gosselin à Paris, possibly Jean-Philippe (French) or Jean-Baptiste Gosselin (French, active Paris), Bronze, originally gilded or silvered, enameled dial (37.160.9)
Mantel clock, ca. 1780–90, French (Paris), Gilt bronze, enamel, and marble (17.190.2126)
Miniature secretary incorporating a watch, ca. 1766–72, Signed by James Cox (English), Case: agate, with gold mounts, gilded brass, pearls, and paste jewels set in silver; dial: white enamel (46.184a–c)
Monstrance Clock or Mirror Clock, ca. 1570, Made in Nuremberg, Germany, Case of gilt bronze; dial of gilt brass; movement of steel (17.190.639)
Musical clock with spinet and organ, ca. 1625, Veit Langenbucher (German); Samuel Bidermann (German), Augsburg, Germany, Ebony, various wood and metals, wire, parchment, leather (2002.323a–f)
Nécessaire incorporating an automaton watch, ca. 1770–72, Signed by James Cox (English), Case: moss agate, mounted in gold and set with diamonds, rubies, and emeralds; silver; and mirror glass; dial: white enamel, with frame pavé set with paste jewels (57.128a–o)
Pair-case automaton watch, ca. 1770–75, Signed by James Cox (English), Outer case: gold, partly enameled and set with gemstones and paste jewels; inner case: gold with casemaker's mark of Peter Mounier (English); dial: white enamel, with frame set with paste jewels; movement: brass, steel, and silver (1977.436.4)
Pair-case Puritan watch, ca. 1640, Movement by Edward East (English), Outer and inner cases: silver, with a single blued steel hand; Movement: gilded brass, steel, partly blued, and silver (17.190.1468ab)
Pair-case watch, 1682–83, Movement by Thomas Tompion (English); inner case and dial by Nathaniel Delander (English), Outer case: leather with gold studs monogrammed RWR surmounted by a coronet (unidentified); Inner case and champlevé dial: gold, with blued steel hands; Movement: gilded brass, steel, partly blued, and silver (17.190.1489ab)
Portable Diptych Sundial, ca. 1598, Hans Troschel the Elder (German), Ivory and brass (03.21.38)
Portrait of a Man, ca. 1520–25, Moretto da Brescia (Alessandro Bonvicino) (Italian, Brescian), Oil on canvas (28.79)
The principal parts of a watch, 1741, Detail of an engraving from Antoine Thiout l'aîné, Traité de l'horlogerie mechanique et pratique (Paris, 1741), vol. 2, pl. 34, Engraving (146.9/T34)
Table Clock with a Skeleton Movement, mid-16th century or earlier, South German, Case and dial of gilt brass; hand and movement of steel (29.52.7)
Table Clock with Calendar, ca. 1720, Movement by Daniel Delander (English), Case: oak, with burl walnut veneer and stained wooden moldings, brass fittings; Dial: gilded and silvered brass with black numerals; Movement: brass and steel (1974.28.94)
Tall clock, 1789, John Townsend (American) and William Tomlinson (British), Newport, Rhode Island, Mahogany, chestnut, tulip poplar, maple (27.57.2)
Tall clock, ca. 1900, Charles Rohlfs (American), Oak, copper (1985.261)
Traveling clock watch with alarm, ca. 1680, Movement by Thomas Tompion (English); case by Nathaniel Delander (English), Case and dial: silver; Movement: gilded brass, steel, partly blued, and silver (17.190.1512)
Vase or clock ornament, ca. 1770, French, Gilt bronze (07.225.510.316)
Watch in the form of a Lesser George,Movement by Nicholas Vallin (Flemish), Case: gold, partly enameled, and rock crystal; Dial: gold, partly enameled, with gilded-brass hand; Movement: gilded brass and steel, partly blued (17.190.1475)
Watch in the form of a skull, ca. 1640–50, Movement by Isaac Penard (Swiss), Case and dial: silver, partly nielloed, with a single silver hand; Movement: gilded brass and steel (17.190.1575)
Watch, ca. 1630–40, Movement by Johann Possdorffer, or Poestdorffer (Bohemian or German), Case: rock crystal and gold, partly enameled; Dial: painted enamel on gold, with a single gold hand; Movement: gilded brass and steel, partly blued (17.190.1525)
Watch, ca. 1645–50, Movement by Jacques Goullons (French), Case and dial: painted enamel on gold; Movement: gilded brass, steel, partly blued, and silver (17.190.1557)
Watch, ca. 1650, Movement by Nicolas Bernard (French), Case: enameled gold; Dial: enameled gold, with a single gilded brass hand; Movement: gilded brass and steel, partly blued (17.190.1622)
Watch, ca. 1650–60, Movement by Charles Bobinet (Swiss), Case: pink agate, mounted in enameled gold; Dial: painted enamel with a single gilded-brass hand; Movement: gilded brass and steel, partly blued (17.190.1617)
Watch, ca. 1650–60, Movement by Jean Rousseau the Younger (Swiss), Case: rock crystal mounted in gilded brass; Dial: silver, with single gilded brass hand; Movement: gilded brass and steel, partly blued (17.190.1014)
Watch, ca. 1660–70, Movement by F. L. Meybom, or Maybon; case attributed to Isaac Bergeron, dit d'Argent (French), Movement: gilded brass, steel, partly blued, and silver; Case: blued steel, gilded brass, rock crystal, silver, and diamonds; Dial: painted enamel and basse-taille enamel on gold, with a single gold hand (17.190.1600)
Watch, ca. 1675–80, Movement by Johannes Van Ceulen the Elder (Dutch); case and dial probably by Josias Belle (French), Movement: gilded brass, steel, partly blued, and silver; Case and dial: enameled gold and painted enamel on gold (17.190.1417)
Watch, ca. 1680, Movement probably by Nicolas Gribelin (French), Case: painted enamel on gold; Dial: painted enamel with champlevé gold chapter ring; Movement: gilded brass, steel, partly blued, and silver (17.190.1559)
Watch, ca. 1850–55, Firm of François Czapek (Swiss), Case of enameled gold; dial of painted enamel; movement of gilded brass and steel (1983.183.5)
Watch, probably ca. 1670, Movement by Nikolaus II Rugendas (German), Case: gold, enameled and set with gemstones; Dial: painted enamel on gold, with a single gold hand; Movement: glided brass and steel, partly blued (17.190.1520)
Watchcase, ca. 1645, movement ca. 1750, Movement by Lambertus Vrijthoff (Dutch), French (probably Paris), Case and dial: painted enamel on gold; Movement: gilded brass and steel, partly blued (17.190.1413)
Watchcase, ca. 1686–88, Case by Jean-Pierre Huaud (Swiss); movement by Johann G. Racine (Swiss, active Berlin), Case: painted enamel on gold; Movement: gilded brass, steel, partly blued, and silver (17.190.1522)
Watchcase, ca. 1700, Case and dial by Jean-Pierre Huaud (Swiss) and Amy Huaud (Swiss); movement by Pieter Klock (Dutch), Case and dial: painted enamel on gold; Movement: gilded brass, steel, partly blued, and silver (17.190.1436)