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Longcase equation clock, ca. 1755

Oak case with purplewood and mahogany marquetry, gilt bronze mounts
236 1/5 × 70 1/2 × 35 in
599.9 × 179.1 × 88.9 cm
location
London, Edinburgh, Windsor
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Royal Collection Trust
London, Edinburgh, +1 more
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For a patron with the knowledge of clocks and clockmaking that George III certainly possessed, the …

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For a patron with the knowledge of clocks and clockmaking that George III certainly possessed, the appeal of a clock of this type lay in the equation of time movement constructed by one of the leading French horological theorists of the day, Ferdinand Berthoud. It may also be fair to say that the handsomely mounted …

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About the work
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Royal Collection Trust
London, Edinburgh, +1 more
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For a patron with the knowledge of clocks and clockmaking that George III certainly possessed, the …

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For a patron with the knowledge of clocks and clockmaking that George III certainly possessed, the appeal of a clock of this type lay in the equation of time movement constructed by one of the leading French horological theorists of the day, Ferdinand Berthoud. It may also be fair to say that the handsomely mounted …

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Image rights
© Royal Collection Trust / HM Queen Elizabeth II

Longcase equation clock, ca. 1755

Oak case with purplewood and mahogany marquetry, gilt bronze mounts
236 1/5 × 70 1/2 × 35 in
599.9 × 179.1 × 88.9 cm
location
London, Edinburgh, Windsor