1610 - automaton and clock. This incredible automaton features a beautiful clock underneath the skull cap. Over the course of a few minutes the mandible opens, then snaps shut all of a sudden. The snakes in two eye sockets alternately emerge and retreat. Created in 1610 by Nicolaus Schmidt der Junger
Fig 12: Title page: Das andaechtig Zeytgloecklein des Lebens un Leydens Christi nach den 24 Stunden aufgeteylt. Bertoldus-Berthold von Freiburg, Ulm 1493. Keeping Faith and Keeping Time: Old Testament Images on Mennonite Clocks :: Mennonite Life - December 2000, vol. 55 no. 4
Fig 11: "Von Verlierung der Zeit" (Of the Loss of Time), woodcut in 1532 German edition of Franciscus Petrarcha’s Von der Artzney bayder Glueck / Des Guten und Widerwaertigen Keeping Faith and Keeping Time: Old Testament Images on Mennonite Clocks :: Mennonite Life - December 2000, vol. 55 no. 4
King Edward VI c. 1551 by Guillim Scrots. Edward in full profile again. The plant follows the sun - but here faces King Edward. Suggests he is more important - greater than the sun. First time that allegorical emblems are used in Royal portraiture.
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The Countess of Sussex by Paulus Van Somer (1576/78-1622) a Flemish artist who arrived in England from Antwerp during the reign of King James I of England and became one of the leading painters of the royal court. Which countess of Suffolk this is, I don't know, could be Bridget Morison, wife of Robert Radcliffe, the 5th earl. (His mother was Elizabeth Howard, the half-sister of the Elizabeth Howard who was Anne Boleyn's mother.)
German, Late C16th. Wall clock with engraved gilt-brass case and a later silver chapter-ring; verge escapement with balance; weight-driven; striking-train (hours only). TRAIN-COUNTS. Going. Gt wheel 70 2nd wheel 40/10 3rd wheel 42/8 Contrate wheel 26/6 Crown wheel 11/6 Gt wheel arbor squared to take pinion of 12 to drive hour-wheel 72. Striking. Gt wheel 60 Hoop wheel 60/10 Pin wheel 48/6 Fly 6 Gt wheel arbor squared to take pinion of 12 to drive count-wheel 78. British Museum