Mantle Clock (pendule du cheminee)

French
late 19th or early 20th century
Unknown, 19th century, Style of Etienne-Maurice Falconet (French (Paris), 1716–1791)


Object Place: Europe, France

Dimensions

33.66 x 36.83 cm (13 1/4 x 14 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

65.2233

Medium or Technique

Metal; gilt bronze; enameled metal dial

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Clocks

After Falconet; reclining gilt bronze figure of a woman, on a rococo base, right hand down holding a spray of flowers, left hand, with spray resting on small round clock, a cluster of tall leaves, back of clock. Has green oval separate marble flat base.

Provenance

Forsyth Wickes (b. 1876 - d. 1964), New York and Newport, RI; 1965, bequest of Forsyth Wickes to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 24, 1965)

Credit Line

Bequest of Forsyth Wickes—The Forsyth Wickes Collection