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Clock

Maker:
Clockmaker: Joseph Charles Paul Bertrand (master 1772–89)
Maker:
Case maker: Jean-Joseph de Saint Germain (1719–1791)
Date:
ca. 1765
Culture:
French, Paris
Medium:
Bronze and gilt bronze
Dimensions:
Overall: 29 1/4 × 17 1/2 × 9 3/4 in. (74.3 × 44.5 × 24.8 cm)
Classification:
Horology
Credit Line:
Bequest of Ogden Mills, 1929
Accession Number:
29.180.3
Not on view
Signature: Signed on dial: Bertrand (in script)/ A PARIS

Inscription: The name "Monginot" (a 19th-century repairer) is scratched on the steel of the striking spring, together with another indecipherable name, the date "20 aoust 1835" and the inscription "à Paris"; the dates 1835 and 1868 are scratched on the back plate.
Ogden Mills (until 1929; bequeathed to MMA)
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