Original and extremely rare, probably Groningen 'Stoelklok' ca 1745 with anchor escapement, moon, date, play and rack striking. Height 96 cm.
The chimes has 12 bells, 21 hammers and plays three melodies. Construction of the timepiece is characteristic for Hogenberg, the maker..
The painting has been nicely restored and brought back to the original.
The Dutch Stoelklok J. Zeeman, pages 207-215.
Groningen clocks and clockmakers, H. Bossink, pages 84-85. Here is this clock detail.
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