The AMICA Library
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Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects
Longcase Regulator Clock with Mounts Emblematic of Apollo
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Materials and Techniques:
carcass of oak; veneered on the exterior with tulipwood and kingwood and inside the pendulum case with amaranth and snakewood; mounts of gilt bronze; plinth of gray marble veined with rose and brown
H. overall 100 in. (254 cm.)
W. of marble plinth 23 3/4 in. (60.3 cm.)
D. of plinth 14 5/8 in. (37.2 cm.)
The Frick Collection
New York, New York, USA
Henry Clay Frick Bequest
Stamped, under the front of the hood and on the back of the base: B. LIEUTAUD; signed and dated, on a bronze plaque mounted below the sculptural group at the top: Les Bronze Par Caffierj L'aine 1767; inscribed, on the clock dial: FERDINAND/ BERTHOUD.
Licensed for non-commercial, educational use.
Related Document Description:
New York, The Frick Collection. A Guide to Works of Art on Exhibition [checklist]. 1997, n.p. New York, The Frick Collection. Art in the Frick Collection: Paintings, Sculpture, Decorative Arts [cat.]. Comps. C. Ryskamp, et al., 1996, p.198. New York, TheFrick Collection. An Illustrated Catalogue. Vol.5 Furniture. [cat.]. 1992, pp.314-322.
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