Object Place: Europe, Paris, France
40 x 16 x 12 cm (15 3/4 x 6 5/16 x 4 3/4 in.)
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Bronze, ormolu, enameled dial. Winged putto with bow in left hand, holding two birds above head in right hand standing on clouds mounted on a black patinated orb inset with stars. Orb inset with clock face adorned with band of laurel leaves. Resting on an octagonal stepped base decorated with five plaques: central plaque of putto picking up a globe. Flanked by both a torch and laurel leaf plaque and a feminine masque on each side. With winding key. Inscription: ‘a Paris’ on clock face.
Gift of Joseph R. Coolidge in loving memory of Peggy StuartCoolidge