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.
Artist: Clockmaker: probably Jean-Philippe Gosselin (recorded as master in Paris 1717, died 1766)Date: ca. 1750Medium: Case: bronze, formerly gilded, silvered or lacquered; dial: white enamel, with black numerals; movement: brass and steelAccession: 37.160.9On view in:Gallery 551
Artist: Clock maker: Jean Godde l'aîné (French, ca. 1668–1748/49)Date: ca. 1740–45Medium: Case: gilded bronze, oak, and tortoiseshell on brass marquetry on oak; Dial: white enamel and gilded brass with blued-steel hands; Movement: brass and steelAccession: 1971.206.27On view in:Gallery 526