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[Empire style clocks. A. Seated on top of dial a draped female figure with a lamb. B. With ornamented motif of birds, ears of wheat and arabesques.]

Image ID: 1211878

[Empire style clocks. A. Seated on top of dial a draped female figure with a lamb. B. With ornamented motif of birds, ea... ([ca. 1800])

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Image Title

:  [Empire style clocks. A. Seated on top of dial a draped female figure with a lamb. B. With ornamented motif of birds, ears of wheat and arabesques.]

Published Date

: [ca. 1800]

Medium

: Watercolors

Specific Material Type

: Drawings

Item/Page/Plate

: [pl. 5]

Notes

: Two water colors for clocks, on one sheet. To be executed in bronze doré. A. Base on 4 feet, ornamented with arabesques. Above base a ewe with a lamb, rocks on either side, a circular dial. Seated on top of dial a draped female figure with a lamb. B. Square base with 4 feet, design with swans across the base. dial supported by 4 torches, pediment with an eagle and a dog. Beneath the dial open work ornamented motif of birds, ears of wheat ....
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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

: 1211878

Record ID

: 486617

Digital Item Published

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

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