Andre-Charles Boulle / Clock / c. 1695Andre-Charles Boulle
c. 1695

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Creator Name: Boulle, André-Charles
Creator Nationality: European; French
Creator Role: case maker
Creator Dates/Places: 1643 - 1732
Gender: M
Creator Name-CRT: Andre-Charles Boulle
Creator Name: Martinot, Baltasar
Creator Role: movement maker
Creator Name-CRT: Baltasar Martinot
Title: Clock
Title Type: Primary
View: Full View
Creation Start Date: 1693
Creation End Date: 1697
Creation Date: c. 1695
Object Type: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects
Classification Term: Woodwork
Classification Term: Furniture
Materials and Techniques: tortoise shell and brass inlay, gilt bronze
Dimensions: Overall: 113.7cm
Inscriptions: at the base: "Dirigit atque movet" (loosely translates as Time is a directive force in life and constantly moves on); mechanism signed by Baltazar Martinot.
AMICA Contributor: The Cleveland Museum of Art
Owner Location: Cleveland, Ohio, USA
ID Number: 1967.153
Credit Line: Gift of Family and Friends in honor of Emery May Holden Norweb and Raymond Henry Norweb on their fiftieth wedding anniversary
AMICA ID: CMA_.1967.153
AMICA Library Year: 1998
Media Metadata Rights: Copyright, The Cleveland Museum of Art

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