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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.]

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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.]

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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.]
Collection

French goldsmith's designs, ca. 1800.

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1800 (Approximate)
Date Issued: 1800 (Approximate)
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: 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 and arabesques.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 40666453
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b13982671
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 50367060-c61f-012f-3421-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • 1800: Issued
  • 1800: Created
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Art & Architecture Collection, The New York Public Library. "[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.]" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1800. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-8191-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Art & Architecture Collection, The New York Public Library. "[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.]" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 4, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-8191-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Art & Architecture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1800). [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.] Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-8191-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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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.]