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CLOCK

Made by: Unknown

On view in: Marjorie Post's Dressing Room


About this object

The case of the clock works is drum-shaped and topped by a small urn in marble with scrolled handles. Attached to the underside of the drum are two floral sprays joined with a cluster of small trophies all in case flat openwork in gilt metal. The case is supported on either side by a column in whited and gray marble, decorated with beading amd topped by a lyre with laurel sprays. The shaped base, in white marble, is decorated with a floral vine in a recess on the front and sides, beading, and leaf clusters, and rests on four top-like feet, all in gilt metal.

Category:
timepieces
Object name:
CLOCK
Made from:
Marble -- gilt bronze
Made in:
France
Date made:
19th c.
Size:
41.3 × 26.3 cm (16 1/4 × 10 3/8 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
16.36
Class:
TIMEPIECE
Signature marks:
STAMP On the back of the triumph decoration, and under the clock case: initials D.H/ or U.B are stamped
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973