Astronomical and musical pedestal clock by Henry Jenkins

Astronomical and musical pedestal clock.

Details

Medium:
Mahogany & brass
Dimensions:
145 x 78 cm
Art Fund grant:
£10,000 ( Total: £122,925; Export stopped)
Acquired in:
1992
Vendor:
Sotheby's

Case is mahogany with brass mounts, the pedestal is a later addition (after 1910), the clock plays a selection of twelve tunes.

Provenance

Unknown, except for undated sale catalogue of J.Barker and Co.

Venue details

British Museum Great Russell Street, LONDON London WC1B 3DG 020 7323 8299 www.britishmuseum.org

Entry details

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