Table clock, Jan van Ceulen, c. 1700 - c. 1725

Table clock, Jan van Ceulen, c. 1700 - c. 1725

eikenhout, gefineerd met schildpad, zilver, messing, textiel, h 50.0cm × w 26.3cm × d 28.8cm. More details

This clock not only tells the time, it also gives the date and the phases of the sun and the moon. It has a movement with nine bells that can play ten melodies. In the early 18th century a timepiece with so many different functions was still a rare and precious object.

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