The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
Mantel clock
  • Mantel clock
  • Attributed to André-Charles Boulle (1642 - 1732)
  • François Girardon (1628 - 1715), Modeller, (Figure of Time)
    Claude Martinot (active between: c. 1718), Movement Maker
    Montandon
    Montandon frères

    Montandon frères, Spring Maker
  • France
  • c. 1726
  • Oak, pine, ebony, première-partie and contre-partie Boulle marquetry of brass and turtleshell, gilt bronze, glass, brass, rosewood, blued steel and steel
  • Object size: 89.8 x 56.2 x 23.7 cm
  • Inscription: 'C. Martinot / aux Galleries du Louvre / 1726' Engraved, the initial letters, full stops and date coloured in with red wax.
    Inscription: 'Cleaned July 7th / 1914 H.H. / Cleaned Dec 11th 1920 / H.Hildersley / Cleaned 3rd June 1930 / H.Hildersley / May 1936 H.H.' Scratched
    Inscription: 'Montandon juin 1844' Scratched
    Inscription: 'Boul Ainé juin 1851' Scratched
  • F41
  • Hall
History
Further Reading
  • Grand galerie, 2 rue Laffitte, 1871.