A Musical Table Clock by James Newton

Clock with musical movement inscribed twice with the name James Newton.

Details

Medium:
Ebony & silver
Dimensions:
74 x 43 x 27 cm
Acquired in:
1980
Presented by:
Roland Cookson through The Art Fund

Clock plays 12 tunes which are named on a dial with a hand which selects the desired tune. Ebony with silver mounts, hallmarked for 1754, by John Pollock.

Provenance

Gift from Mr Roland Cookson

Venue details

The Bowes Museum Newgate, BARNARD CASTLE County Durham DL12 8NP 01833 690606 www.thebowesmuseum.org.uk

Entry details

Free with National Art Pass (standard entry £10.50)

Mon – Sun, 10am – 5pm

Closed 25, 26 Dec and 1 Jan

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