The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
Cartel clock
  • Cartel clock
  • Jean-Jacques Fiéffé (died 1770) , Movement Maker
  • Guillaume Blakey, Spring Maker
  • France
  • 1740s
  • Gilt bronze, glass, steel, oak, silk pendulum suspension, brass and enamel
  • Object size: 110.5 x 50.3 x 22 cm
  • Stamp: 'pp'
    Inscription: 'FIÉFFÉ / DE L'OBSERVATOIRE' Painted
    Inscription: 'fiéffé AParis' Engraved
    Inscription: 'Ehbune le 23 / 1779 / Cleaned April 20th / 1915 / H.Hildersley' Scratched
    Inscription: 'L.Gaze Aug 1816' In ink
    Inscription: 'Blakey / n 1736' Scratched
  • F91
  • Boudoir
Commentary
History
Further Reading
  • Perhaps in store, rue Taitbout, 1871.