An Empire Clock by Lepaute

Catalogue no: 1259
Dewey No: Subject(s): Courtenay Ilbert Archive
Author(s): Unknown
Total pages: 2 Illustrations: 1 Language(s): English Publication date: May, 1935
Editor: Publisher: The Connoisseur
Dimensions: 300mm x 230mm Condition: Good
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Part of the, "The Connoisseur in America" section of the magazine. Describes clock by Jean Joseph Lepaute in an exhibition devoted to the decorative arts, entered by Symons, Inc. A 14 day striking mantel skeleton clock, standing on a black marble base and supported by ormolu griffins by Thomire. Movement with pin wheel escapement and gridiron pendulum, dial with additional day/date and separate dial above for moon phase. Photograph of full front view of clock. Also, 2 advertisements with horological content as follows: 1. Henry L. Lev, 24 Whitcomb Street, Pall Mall East, WC2. 2 clocks described and photographed. A small lantern clock and alarm; A clock watch with alarm and repeat by Renkriw a Paris. 2. Mallett & Son, 40 New Bond Street, London. 4 longcase clocks described and photographed by the follwing makers; Thomas Tompion, William Clement, Johannes Blundell, Charles Clay. 4 bracket clocks described and photographed by the following makers; John Knibb, Thomas Tompion, Henry Massey, James Tregent.
Room location: Library Extension Cabinet: F Shelf: 4
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