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

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French goldsmith's designs, ca. 1800.

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1800
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Art & Architecture Collection
Shelf locator: MOF+++ (French goldsmith's designs)
Topics
Goldwork -- France
Clocks & watches
Notes
Content : Each design executed in water colors, subscribed with notations indicating number, price, dimensions, etc.

Content : Binder's title, label mounted on cover.

Content : Manufacturer's original designs for clocks and candelabra for clocks.

Content: 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 pediment with doves etc.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC : 40666453
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b13982671
UUID: 4fb061e0-c61f-012f-f76c-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1800: Created
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

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The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Art & Architecture Collection, The New York Public Library. "[Empire style. Clock, ornamented with center medallion showing a peacock flanked by two swans.]" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1800. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-818f-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Art & Architecture Collection, The New York Public Library. "[Empire style. Clock, ornamented with center medallion showing a peacock flanked by two swans.]" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 5, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-818f-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Art & Architecture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1800). [Empire style. Clock, ornamented with center medallion showing a peacock flanked by two swans.] Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-818f-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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