Longcase clock, anonymous, c. 1690 - c. 1695

Longcase clock, anonymous, c. 1690 - c. 1695

walnut (hardwood), h 228.5cm × w 56.5cm × d 32.0cm More details

This is an early Amsterdam longcase clock. This new type of clock was introduced to the Netherlands from England around 1680. With its long pendulum, its timekeeing is more accurate than other types of clocks.The shape and decoration of the case are based on English clocks. Only the carving displays a recognizable Amsterdam style.

On display in room 2.22

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