Mantel clock (pendule de chiminée)

Maker: Movement by the workshop of Julien Le Roy (Tours 1686–1759 Paris, master clockmaker 1713–59)
Maker: Case maker: Joseph Baumhauer (French, active ca. 1749–72)
Modeler: Bronze figure from a model by Laurent Guiard (1723–1788)
Date: ca. 1757–60
Culture: French, Paris
Medium: Case: gilded and patinated bronze, on a base of oak veneered with ebony; Dial: white enamel with black numerals; Movement: brass and steel
Dimensions: Overall: 19 × 27 1/2 × 11 in. (48.3 × 69.9 × 27.9 cm)
Classification: Horology
Credit Line: Purchase, Mrs. Charles Wrightsman Gift, 1991
Accession Number: 1991.8

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