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David Roentgen's Automaton of Queen Marie Antoinette, The Dulcimer Player (La Joueuse de Tympanon)

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Clock (Pendule a Console)

Clockmaker: Louis Mÿnuel (about 1675/80–1742)

Maker:
Case attributed to Charles Cressent (1685–1768, active 1719–68)
Date:
ca. 1720–23
Culture:
French (Paris)
Medium:
Case: brass and oak, veneered with brass and tortoiseshell with gilt-bronze mounts; Dial: gilt-brass, enamel
Dimensions:
38-1/4 x 22-1/2 x 9-1/2 in. (97.2 x 57.2 x 24.1 cm)
Classification:
Horology
Credit Line:
Fletcher Fund, 1961
Accession Number:
61.69
202541

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