Plate: 18 7/8 × 13 in. (47.9 × 33 cm)
Sheet: 22 5/8 × 17 in. (57.5 × 43.2 cm)
Prints, Ornament & Architecture
Rogers Fund, 1918
Not on view
Design for a large pendule hung in front of a wall panel. The pendule has a round clock dial placed in a large case built up out of rocaille ornaments. On top a winged female figure holding a garland is seated. On the left the garland is supported by the figure of a small cupid. To the left, part of a door is depicted and on the lower right three arms of a candelabra are visible.
Inscription: From left to right and top to bottom: '97'; 'J.A. Meissonnier inv.'; 'Huquier Sculp. et ex rue St Jacques C.P.R.'; 'Projet d'une grande Pendule placée sur une paneau'
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Living in Style. Five centuries of interior design from the collection of drawings and prints," June 17, 2013–September 9, 2013.