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Mantel clock

Maker:
Honoré Pons (recorded 1807–50)
Artist:
After a model by Jean-Jacques Feuchère (French, Paris 1807–1852 Paris)
Date:
1840–50
Culture:
French, Paris
Medium:
Case: bronze, gilded and patinated; marble; wood; glass; Dial: gilt brass and enamel; Movement: brass and steel
Dimensions:
Overall: 21 1/4 × 15 1/2 × 7 1/4 in. (54 × 39.4 × 18.4 cm)
Classification:
Horology
Credit Line:
Gift of David and Constance Yates in memory of Robert Isaacson, 1999
Accession Number:
1999.253
Not on view
Marking: On the bezel for the lens: J, G.M, and 141 (incuse)

On the back of the bronze group and on the bronze frame of base: J (incuse)

Stamped on the back plate of the movement: MEDAILLE D'OR 1827/Pons, within a circle
David and Constance Yates , New York (until 1999; to MMA)
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