Cartel Clock

pendule en cartel

French
about 1745–49
Signed by Jean Moisy (master 1753)


Object Place: Europe, France

Dimensions

Overall: 65.8 x 38.5 x 14 cm (25 7/8 x 15 3/16 x 5 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

65.2231

Medium or Technique

Metal; bronze

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Clocks

Bronze doré cisele cartel, large dial set in rococo cartouche garland with flowers and upon which are 2 armours, upper one seated beneath the bowknot cresting, at base smaller floral pendant. Jean Moisy Paris.

Inscription

Backplate of movement engraved Moisy A Paris no. 132

Signed

Dial signed "Moisy A Paris"

Markings

stamped twice with a crowned "C" for 1745-49 at base

Provenance

By 1946, with Rosenberg & Stiebel, New York; April 8, 1946, sold by Rosenberg & Stiebel to Forsyth Wickes, New York and Newport, RI (d. 1964); 1965, bequest of Forsyth Wickes. (Accession Date: December 24, 1965)

Credit Line

Bequest of Forsyth Wickes—The Forsyth Wickes Collection