Year-going regulator (Pendulum clock) by Thomas Tompion

This work was acquired with assistance from the Wolfson Foundation.

Details

Medium:
Wood & various metals
Dimensions:
314 x 36 x 75 cm
Art Fund grant:
£50,000 ( Total: £250,000; Tax remission)
Acquired in:
1994
Vendor:
Trustees of Holkham Hall

Provenance

Made for the Royal Observatory, Greenwich, sold after 1720; The Earl of Leicester, Holkham Hall at least since 1832; by descent.

Venue details

National Maritime Museum Romney Road, Greenwich, LONDON London SE10 9NF 020 8312 6608 www.rmg.co.uk/national-maritime-museum

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