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Signed by Jean Moisy (master 1753)
Object Place: Europe, France
Overall: 65.8 x 38.5 x 14 cm (25 7/8 x 15 3/16 x 5 1/2 in.)
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Gilt bronze wall clock with a large dial set within a rococo cartouche garland with flowers and upon which are 2 cupids, the upper one seated beneath the bowknot cresting, at base a smaller floral pendant. Jean Moisy Paris.
Backplate of movement engraved Moisy A Paris no. 132
Dial signed "Moisy A Paris"
stamped twice with a crowned "C" for 1745-49 at base
By 1946, with Rosenberg & Stiebel, New York; April 8, 1946, sold by Rosenberg & Stiebel to Forsyth Wickes (b. 1876 - d. 1964), New York and Newport, RI; 1965, bequest of Forsyth Wickes to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 24, 1965)
Bequest of Forsyth Wickes—The Forsyth Wickes Collection