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Mantel clock with Venus and Cupid

Maker:
Clockmaker: Renacle-Nicolas Sotiau (1749, master 1782, died 1791)
Date:
ca. 1782–91
Culture:
French, Paris
Medium:
Case: gilt bronze, Carrara marble; Dial: white enamel
Dimensions:
16 3/4 × 14 3/4 in. (42.5 × 37.5 cm)
Classification:
Horology
Credit Line:
Bequest of Mary Clark Thompson, 1923
Accession Number:
24.80.559
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 547
Signature: Signed on dial of clock: Sotiau a Paris
Mary Clark Thompson (until 1923; bequeathed to MMA)
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