Mantle clock (pendule), anonymous, c. 1760 - c. 1765

Mantle clock (pendule), anonymous, c. 1760 - c. 1765

gilding, h 52.5cm × w 34.6cm × d 23.5cm More details

These Meissen porcelain figures were incorporated in a clock at the initiative of a Parisian marchand-mercier (dealer in luxury goods), probably around 1755. Soon thereafter the entire object was mounted on a Neoclassical gilt-bronze (ormolu) base.

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