The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
Mantel clock
  • Mantel clock
  • Attributed to Bernard van Risen Burgh I (1660 - 1738)
  • Attributed to Bernard van Risen Burgh I (1660 - 1738)
    Jacques-Augustin Thuret (died 1739), Movement Maker
  • France
  • 1730s
  • Oak, turtleshell, première-partie Boulle marquetry of tortoiseshell and brass, gilt bronze, glass, brass, enamel and steel
  • Object size: 122 x 65 x 38 cm
  • Inscription: 'THURET A PARIS'
    Inscription: 'Thuret Paris'
  • F40
  • Large Drawing Room
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Further Reading
  • Oak veneered with Boulle marquetry of brass and turtleshell. The case is surmounted by a gilt-bronze figure of Diana descending from her chariot and supported by four gilt-bronze does.