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Mantle clock


Jeann-Antoine Lepine


c. 1770

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Horology | Marble, ormulu
Size: 16 1/2 in. (41.91 cm)
Creation Place: Europe, France
Culture: Europe, France
Style: 18th century
Physical Description: the figures, of bronze gilded, seated on the circular dial, are in the style of Falconet and represent Venus with two cherubs; the dial has pierced hands in the shape of arrows to mark hours and minutes, and secondary hands of blue steel for days weeks an
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Mrs. William P. Conklin, in memory of Ethel Morrison Van Derlip
Accession Number: 31.2
Artist: Jeann-Antoine Lepine, French, 1720 - 1814
Role: Maker
Nationality: French
Life Dates: French, 1720 - 1814
Added to Site: February 28, 2009