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Mantel clock

Clockmaker: workshop of Julien Le Roy (1686–1759, master clockmaker 1713–59)

Maker:
Case maker: Joseph Baumhauer (French, active ca. 1749–72)
Artist:
bronze figure from a model provided by sculptor Laurent Guiard (1723–1788)
Date:
ca. 1757–60
Culture:
French, Paris
Medium:
Case of gilded and patinated bronze on a base of oak veneered with ebony; Dial of white enamel; Movement of brass and steel
Dimensions:
H. 19 x W. 27-1/2 x D. 11 in. (48.3 x 69.9 x 27.9 cm)
Classification:
Horology
Credit Line:
Purchase, Mrs. Charles Wrightsman Gift, 1991
Accession Number:
1991.8
207944

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