Metronome, Christiaan Welmeer, 1803

Metronome, Christiaan Welmeer, 1803

gilding, h 229.5cm More details

A metronome is a device for keeping time (a steady beat) while playing music. This example was given by several members of the Felix Meritis Society to its music department. It is shaped like a lyre surmounted by a laurel wreath, symbolizing the Triumph of Music.

On display in room 1.10 Visit via the Music tour

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