The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
Mantel clock
  • Mantel clock
  • Antoine-Mathieu Le Carpentier (1709 - 1773) , Designer
  • Probably Jean-André Lepaute, Clockmaker, (after a model made or commissioned by)
    Probably Jean-Baptiste Lepaute (1727 - 1801), Clockmaker
  • France
  • c. 1775
  • Gilt bronze, griotte marble, brass, enamel and glass
  • Object size: 68 x 100.7 x 25 cm
  • Inscription: 'Lepaute' Painted
    Inscription: '1011 / Lepaute / en haut' Painted
    Inscription: 'P' In resist
    Inscription: '1011 / 06' in ink
    Inscription: 'Du milieu du M (?) au / dans la lerre (?) il y a 2 1/2 pounces / jusquau Centre' In ink
    Inscription: 'J J Lepaute / 1826 / Cleaned 20th May 1914 H H / 17th Jan 1921 H Hildersley / Cleaned 3rd Sept 1930 / H Hildersley' Scratched
    Inscription: 'Decembre 1874' Scratched
    Inscription: 'Richard fevrier 1775' Scratched
    Inscription: 'BAUDET / Spécialité de Rhabillages / 36, rue de Bondy - PARIS / A. Servant / 6, Rue de Braque, Paris. / Pelleteries et Fourrures' Printed
  • F268
  • West Room
Commentary
History
Further Reading
  • Probably in store, 5 rue Taitbout, 1871.