1) Long Case Year Equation Timepiece (The Drayton House Clock).
Two 'long-case' clocks by Thomas Tompion, 16751700
© Fitzwilliam Museum, University of Cambridge
- Oak case with veneer
- Height: 1) 261.6 cm; 2) 205.7 cm
- Acquired in:
- Presented by:
- Mr S E Prestige through The Art Fund
Veneered with burr walnut and with narrow herring-bone bandings with year movement, circa 1695-1700; 2) Astrolabe Longcase Clock, circa 1680. Olive wood mouldings decorated with panels of flowered inlay. It also records movements of the sun, moon and certain stars.
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