Mantel clock (pendule), anonymous, c. 1750 - c. 1755

Mantel clock (pendule), anonymous, c. 1750 - c. 1755

bronze (metal), h 43.9cm × w 30.7cm × d 26.1cm More details

A great deal of Meissen ware was exported to Paris, where merchants in luxury goods devised all kinds of new objects in which to incorporate the expensive porcelain. This clock is set in a gilt-bronze case to which a Meissen porcelain figure group has been added. The two figures are Columbine and Pantalone, characters from the commedia dell’arte, the Italian theatre tradition.

On display in room 1.4

Collections with this work

wunder flora

Drago Rens

May 14 2018 - 35 works 18 0


Grace Kotze

2 days ago - 6 works 26 0

Planten in het museum

Sanne Horn

2 days ago - 78 works 107 1

Make your own creations with this work