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Clockmaker: Jean-Baptiste Lepaute (1727–1802)

Artist:
Augustin Pajou (French, Paris 1730–1809 Paris)
Founder:
Figures probably cast by Étienne Martincourt (active 1762–1800)
Date:
ca. 1780–90
Culture:
French (Paris)
Medium:
Gilt bronze, marble
Dimensions:
Overall (Wt. confirmed): 37 x 41 x 12 1/2 in., 379lb. (94 x 104.1 x 31.8 cm, 171.9133kg)
Classification:
Horology
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number:
17.190.2126
194458

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