MBSI Collection

Year Made: Unknown
Maker: Unknown
Serial #: Unknown
Category: Timepieces

Description: Musical Clock Picture, ships and people in front of church, 31 1/2x27x7" (Frame)

Acquired How: Donation
Acquired From: Edna L. Southern
Acquired On: March 2, 1989

Current Status: Unknown

Pieces of Music:
Description of Music:

Additional Notes: Painting scene - ships and people in front of church. Musical movement not original, 2 tune, 38 teeth, 1 3/4" cyl. Original F. Nicole 2 tune tune card. Clock - French 8 day with tripper to set off music twice daily. **Original oil painting on canvas w/old repairs; unsigned but marked in early pen and ink: "Environs de Bruges". Original timepiece mvmt. Lacking orig. pendulum, signed "VILLEMSENS?? A PARIS". Music tripping linkage (each hour play), replacement musical unit playing 2 airs, brass bedplate, S/N 15448 near governor. Paper labels for both "VILLEMSENS and Frères Nicole musical unit and control instructions and original airs are still intact but very faded. (Data after ** provided by Ryder_S.

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