This work was acquired with assistance from the Wolfson Foundation.
Year-going regulator (Pendulum clock) by Thomas Tompion, 1676
© National Maritime Museum
- Wood & various metals
- 314 x 36 x 75 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £50,000 ( Total: £250,000; Tax remission)
- Acquired in:
- Trustees of Holkham Hall
Made for the Royal Observatory, Greenwich, sold after 1720; The Earl of Leicester, Holkham Hall at least since 1832; by descent.