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Mantel Clock

1966.130 (RS31118)

Description

Round dial with white face and gilded bronze case that rests on a marble base with ormolu decoration. Six gilt bronze pillars, three on each side, support a white marble pediment with bronze finial draped with metal ropes and tassels. The entire clock sits on a gray marble base with four brass feet.

Details

Maker
DuTertre, Jean-Baptiste, II (Maker)
Date
1780-1790
Inscriptions
"Dutertre/a Paris"
"Mr. Arthur Lyman/Waltham" (Pencil script)
Location of origin
Paris, France
Associated Building
Original To Lyman Estate (Waltham, Mass.).
Object type
Timekeeping T&E
Places
Paris (Ville de Paris department, Île-de-France, France)
Descriptive terms
Clock
mantel clocks
Accession Number
1966.130
Credit Line
Gift of the children of Arthur and Susan Cabot Lyman
GUSN
243844

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