The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
Mantel clock
  • Mantel clock
  • Ascribed to Étienne Maurice Falconet (1716 - 1791) , Designer , perhaps
  • Probably Jean-André Lepaute, Movement Maker
  • France
  • c. 1774
  • Gilt bronze, enamel, glass and brass
  • Object size: 49 x 42 x 18 cm
  • Inscription: 'Jan 8th 1914 / H.Hildersley' Scratched
    Inscription: 'Lepaute / HGR DU ROY' Painted. 'GR' of 'HGR' are in a smaller font.
    Inscription: 'R. Vandercruse / umbeute 1835 / Delacroix / le 2 Octobre 1821' Scratched
    Inscription: 'Le Sueur nov 1800 / Cleaned Dec 20th / 1920 / H. Hildersley' Scratched
    Inscription: 'Mars 1774 / Lannoy (?)' Scratched
    Stamp: 'BROCOT PROPR' Last 'R' or 'PROPR' is in smaller font.
  • F261
  • Dining Room
History
Further Reading
  • Salon éclairé par deux fenêtres sur le Boulevard, or Grand salon, 3 rue Taitbout, 1871.