Wall clock (pendule en cartel)

Maker: Clock maker: Jean Godde l'aîné (master horologer, ca. 1668–1748/49)
Maker: Case maker: Charles Cressent (French, Amiens 1685–1768 Paris)
Date: ca. 1740–45
Culture: French, Paris
Medium: Oak with marquetry of brass and tortoiseshell; gilt bronze; dial of white enamel with separate enameled numerals; movement of brass and steel
Dimensions: H. 52-1/2 x W. 24-1/2 x D. 15-1/2 in. (133.3 x 62.2 x 39.4 cm)
Classification: Horology
Credit Line: Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Wrightsman, 1971
Accession Number: 1971.206.27

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