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Long Case Musical Clock:Clock face
Long Case Musical Clock:Clock face
The figure of Father Time supports the dial, while the garland over it symbolizes the passage of the year with flowers for spring, wheat for summer, grapes for autumn, and holly leaves for winter.


Case by David Roentgen, furniture worker; François Rémond, metalworker; clock movement by Peter Kinzing, instrument maker
German, Neuwied, 1786
Oak veneered with maple; gilt bronze mounts; enameled metal; glass; blued steel
6 ft. 3 1/2 in. x 2 ft. 1 1/2 in. x 1 ft. 11 1/2 in.
85.DB.116