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

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

French goldsmith's designs, ca. 1800.

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 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: 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
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 4fb061e0-c61f-012f-f76c-58d385a7bc34
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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: Created
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

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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 April 23, 2017. 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.