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[Empire style. Clock, ornamented with center medallion showing a peacock flanked by two swans.]

Image ID: 1211876

[Empire style. Clock, ornamented with center medallion showing a peacock flanked by two swans.] ([ca. 1800])

Image Details

Image Title

:  [Empire style. Clock, ornamented with center medallion showing a peacock flanked by two swans.]

Medium

: Watercolors

Specific Material Type

: Drawings

Item/Page/Plate

: [pl. 3]

Notes

: Clock intended to be executed in bronze doré, with the title "L'Amour au coin du Feu". Base has feet (4) ornamented with center medallion showing a peacock flanked by two swans; sides decorated with butterfly, arrow, etc. Above this a smaller section of the pedestal shows a cupid seated before a fire (on a cushion), at his feet a quiver with arrows. This surmounted by the clock-face within a frame flanked by two vases with flowers. Curved pe ....
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Source

: French goldsmith's designs, ca. 1800.

Source Description

: 10 col. drawings on 8 l. ;70 cm.

Location

: Stephen A. Schwarzman Building / Art and Architecture Collection, Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs

Catalog Call Number

: MOF+++ (French goldsmith's designs)

Digital ID

: 1211876

Record ID

: 486615

Digital Item Published

: 5-20-2004; updated 3-25-2011

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