Wall clock (cartel)

Case: soft-paste porcelain and partly gilded brass; dial: white enamel; movement: brass and steel | 49.5 x 24.1 x 12.1cm | c. 1735-40

Unknown Artist

Étienne Le Noir was the patriarch of a dynasty of French clockmakers who specialized in movements for clocks with lavishly decorated cases for royal and aristocratic patrons. This clock is unique in having its case made of porcelain rather than more ...
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