Minerva clock

Various artists/makers

On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 514

The clock shows Minerva unveiling a vase with an oval medallion depicting Prudence making libations at the shrine of Time. The design for the case is found in Boulton's Pattern Book. The movement by Theodore Rodel (recorded 1840) and Vincenti et Cie (recorded 1831–90) is a replacement for the original and was probably sold in Paris about 1840.

Minerva clock, After a design by Matthew Boulton (British, Birmingham 1728–1809 Birmingham), Gilt bronze, marble, enamel, brass, steel, British

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