The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
Musical clock
  • Musical clock
  • Pierre-Jaquez Droz (1721 - 1790) , Movement Maker
  • Switzerland
  • c. 1750
  • Oak veneered with première-partie Boulle marquetry of brass and turtleshell, gilt bronze, mahogany stained black, pine, glass, silvered bronze, brass, red silk velvet, modern pink silk damask, cast iron and steel
  • Object size: 85.9 x 59.5 x 30.5 cm
  • Inscription: 'P. Jacquet Droz / à La Chaux de Fonds' Engraved
    Inscription: '22 juin 1748 / J. Constans et A La Chaud Fonds' Engraved
    Inscription: '1861' Scratched
    Inscription: 'B.C. Lincoln & H. Wainwright / Sept. 1st 1830 / V.C.O. Rush / D Hildyard 1881' Scratched
  • F410
  • Reserve Vault 2
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