Cartel Clock

French (Paris)
about 1750
Etienne Descamps


Object Place: Europe, Paris, France

Dimensions

63.5 cm (25 in.)

Accession Number

31.10

Medium or Technique

Metal

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Clocks

Gilt bronze, in the style of Caffieri, with scrolls and flowers surmounted by figure of man in Chinese style, holding aloft an umbrella. (Flower branch on left partly restored).

Provenance

1930, Mr. and Mrs. Claus A. Spreckels; December 6, 1930, sale, Anderson Galleries, lot 212. 1931, purchased by the MFA for $1700. (Accession Date: January 2, 1931)

Credit Line

Martha Silsbee Fund