(internal clockworks) Henry Voisin (French, active early 19th century). <em>Clock</em>, ca. 1800. Gilded bronze, marble, enamel, 33 1/2 x 26 x 9 1/4 in. (8.5 x 66.0 x 23.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mrs. Frederick A. Yenni, 39.438a. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 39.438a_front_PS6.jpg)


Artist:Henry VoisinUnknown

Medium: Gilded bronze, marble, enamel

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Dates:ca. 1800

Dimensions: 33 1/2 x 26 x 9 1/4 in. (8.5 x 66.0 x 23.2 cm)


Museum Location: American Art Galleries, 5th Floor, From Colonies to States, 1660–1830


Accession Number: 39.438a

Image: 39.438a_front_PS6.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Clock, Empire style. Case is gilt bronze, square construction with applied decoration of stars, wreaths and ribbons, surrounding a white enamel face with without glass covering. The face is inscribed. The clock case rests on a slab of marble and has to its proper right a mythological figure with one arm on top of the clock and holding a harp. To the proper left is a flame torchiere resting on a tricorn base decorated by three rams heads. A gold laurel wreath is leaning against the base of the torchiere. Condition: Good.

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