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Clockmaker: workshop of Jean-Baptiste Lepaute (French, 1727–1802)
and Pierre Henry, called Henry Lepaute (1749–1806)
bronzes possibly by Pierre Philippe Thomire (French, Paris 1751–1843 Paris)
and Louis Simon Boizot (French, Paris 1743–1809 Paris)
ca. 1775–80
French, Paris
Marble, bronze and gilt-bronze; chapter rings of white enamel; movement of brass and steel
H. 28-3/8 x W. 10 x D. 10 in. (72.1 x 25.4 x 25.4 cm)
Credit Line:
Bequest of Ogden Mills, 1929
Accession Number:
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 528
Signature: Signed on movement: Lepaute Paris
Sir John Edward Murray Scott, Bt. , 5 Connaught Place, W., London (until 1913; Sir John Murray Scott collection sale, Christie, Manson and Woods, London, June 24, 1913, no. 31, MMA clock, sold to Hodgkins for £892/10/-); Hodgkins (from 1913) ; Ogden Mills (until 1929; bequeathed to MMA)
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