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Mantel Clock

Date: ca. 1785 and later
24 3/4 x 16 x 9 1/8 in. (62.9 x 40.6 x 23.2 cm.)
Medium: gilt and blued bronze, marble, enamel, glass, brass
Credit Line: The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens
Marks: Movement stamped: JAPY FRERES & Cie/Gde MED. Dhonneur. 173 3.11 Duveen label: C3810
Object Number: 27.182
Label Text:This clock closely resembles one described in a 1785 inventory of Queen Marie-Antoinette’s chateau at St. Cloud. Though the connection is unconfirmed, the possible royal provenance would have been appealing to Henry Huntington as he formed a collection to memorialize his late wife, Arabella.
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