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Clock with pedestal

Case attributed to André Charles Boulle (French, Paris 1642–1732 Paris)

Artist:
After a design by Jean Berain (French, Saint-Mihiel 1640–1711 Paris)
Maker:
Clock by Jacques III Thuret (1669–1738) or
Maker:
More likely clock by Isaac II Thuret (1630–1706) , his father
Date:
ca. 1690
Culture:
French, Paris
Medium:
Case and pedestal of oak with marquetry of tortoiseshell, engraved brass, and pewter; gilt bronze; dial of gilt brass with white enameled Arabic numerals; movement of brass and steel
Dimensions:
87 1/4 x 13 3/4 x 11 3/8 in. (221.6 x 34.9 x 28.9 cm); Other (clock and crest): 24 1/2 in. (62.2cm)
Classification:
Horology
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1958
Accession Number:
58.53a–c
202114

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