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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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Collection

French goldsmith's designs, ca. 1800.

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1800
Date Issued: 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: 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
UUID: 50367060-c61f-012f-3421-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

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

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 August 31, 2015. 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

Wikipedia Citation

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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.]