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Clock

Description

Table clock of gilt brass engraved with coats-of-arms and arabesques on sides, under part of case perforated and supported on four satyrs and central stem, with base resting on four later sea-horses, by Bartholomew Newsum, London, late 16th century

Museum reference

T.1978.112

Collection

History of Science

Object name

Clock

Production information

Newsum, Bartholomew, 1565 (fl.) - 1587 (d.)
London, England, Northern Europe

Date

Late 16th century

Materials

Brass gilt

Physical description

Gilt brass; sides engraved with coats-of-arms and arabesques

Exhibitions

  • Mary Queen of Scots (28 Jun 2013 - 17 Nov 2013)
    National Museum of Scotland

  • Earth in Space (29 Jul 2011)
    National Museum of Scotland

  • Treasured: Wonderful Things, Amazing Stories (14 Nov 2008 - 01 Jan 2011)
    National Museum of Scotland

On display

national museum of scotland »
level 1 »
natural world »
earth in space »
space (telling the time)

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