The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
Pedestal clock
  • Pedestal clock
  • Attributed to André-Charles Boulle (1642 - 1732)
  • Louis Mynuël (1675 - 1742), Movement Maker
  • France
  • c. 1720 - c. 1725
  • Oak, tortoiseshell, première-partie Boulle marquetry of brass and turtleshell, gilt bronze, glass, enamel, brass and ebony
  • Object size: 125 x 66 x 30.5 cm, clock
    Object size: 165.5 x 70.2 x 33 cm, pedestal
  • Inscription: 'Mynuël' painted
    Inscription: 'Mynuël AParis' engraved
    Stamp: 'BROCOT / PROPR'
    Inscription: 'David Deger / 1844 / 8338 H Hildersley' scratched
  • F42
  • Large Drawing Room
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  • Spring-driven clock mounted on a stand and a plinth. The gilt-bronze figures on the clock case represent the Four Continents.