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Drawing, Design for a Mantel Clock, 1780–90

This is a Drawing. It was follower of Jean-Louis Prieur the Younger. It is dated 1780–90 and we acquired it in 1911. Its medium is graphite, pen and ink, brush and watercolor on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Advisory Council. It is credited Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council.

  • Box Clock (USA), ca. 1816
  • wood case with painted dial on glass door, lead weights, paper.
  • Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History, 317044.
  • 14.2012.46

Its dimensions are

16.7 x 11.9 cm (6 9/16 x 4 11/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for a Mantel Clock, 1780–90; Follower of Jean-Louis Prieur the Younger (French, 1759 – 1795); France; graphite, pen and ink, brush and watercolor on paper; 16.7 x 11.9 cm (6 9/16 x 4 11/16 in.); Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council; 1911-28-452

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