Spring clock with pull quarter-repeat by Thomas Tompion

Made:
1700 in London
maker:
Thomas Tompion
Spring clock, numbered 243, with pull quarter-repeating, by Thomas Tompion

Spring clock, numbered 243, with pull quarter-repeating, by Thomas Tompion
The Clockmakers' Museum/Clarissa Bruce
© The Clockmakers’ Charity

Pull quarter-repeating spring table clock numbered 243, by Thomas Tompion in an ebony veneered oak case with gilt brass mounts.

The dial has been gilded and has a silvered chapter ring and subsidiary silvered dials for regulation and strike/silent.

8-day movement with latched plates, verge escapement and pull quarter-hour repeating on one bell. Signed ‘Thomas Tompion Londini fecit’. c.1695

Clockmakers' Museum No. 562

Details

Category:
Clockmakers
Collection:
The Worshipful Company of Clockmakers
Object Number:
L2015-3447
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), glass, oak (wood), steel (metal), textile and wood (unidentified)
type:
verge movement
credit:
Lent by the Worshipful Company of Clockmakers