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 1.4-03

Collections with this work



January 3 2017 - 8 works 0 1

De belangrijkste verzameling ooit…

Arjen van der leeuw

10 hours ago - 361 works 399 5

Mooi ?

Arjen van der leeuw

4 days ago - 179 works 122 2

Make your own creations with this work