The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
Mantel clock
  • Mantel clock
  • Ferdinand Berthoud (1727 - 1807) , Movement Maker
  • Joseph Baumhauer (died 1772), Plinth Maker
    Probably Edme Roy (active between: c. 1745), Bronze Founder
    Laurent Guiard (1723 - 1788), Case Designer, (probably made model of bronze figure and clock case)
  • France
  • c. 1768
  • Gilt bronze, patinated bronze, glass, ebony, oak, brass, silk and enamel
  • Object size: 47.5 x 69.7 x 27.8 cm
  • Inscription: 'Ferdinand Berthoud' Engraved
    Stamp: 'JOSEPH'
    Inscription: 'FERDINAND BERTHOUD' Painted
    Inscription: 'SB Gaze / July 1847 4 Feb 1850' Painted
    Inscription: 'Ferdinand Berthoud' Engraved
    Inscription: 'Buzot octobre 1768' Scratched
    Inscription: 'Buzot octobre 1768' Scratched
    Inscription: '1112 / 71 / Richard Wallace / Oval Cat Room' Scratched
    Inscription: 'Wallace' Scratched
  • F267
  • Large Drawing Room
Commentary
History
Further Reading
  • The Countess of Holderness sale, London, 26 February 1802, no. 24; Acquired by Francis Charles Seymour-Conway, 3rd Marquess of Hertford.