Mantel Clock

Collection Type

  • Clocks and timekeeping

Date

1780-1790

GUSN

GUSN-243844

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

Descriptive Terms

mantel clocks
Clock

Inscription

"Dutertre/a Paris"
"Mr. Arthur Lyman/Waltham" (Pencil script)

Associated Building

Original To Lyman Estate (Waltham, Mass.),

Maker

DuTertre, Jean-Baptiste, II (Maker)

Location of Origin

Paris, France

Credit Line

Gift of the children of Arthur and Susan Cabot Lyman

Accession Number

1966.130

Places

Paris (Ville de Paris department, Île-de-France, France)