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Mantle Clock Supported by a Hotei ("Laughing Buddha") Clock, 1740–45

This is a clock. It was manufactured by Mennecy porcelain factory and made by Claude du Grand Mesnil. It is dated 1740–45 and we acquired it in 1967. Its medium is soft paste porcelain; enamel, brass, steel, glass, bronze, gold, porcelain. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Unknown. It is credited Gift of Anonymous Donor.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 28.9 x 21 cm (11 3/8 x 8 1/4 in.)

It has the following markings

Unmarked

It is inscribed

Uninscribed

Cite this object as

Mantle Clock Supported by a Hotei ("Laughing Buddha") Clock, 1740–45; Manufactured by Mennecy porcelain factory (France); France; soft paste porcelain; enamel, brass, steel, glass, bronze, gold, porcelain; H x W: 28.9 x 21 cm (11 3/8 x 8 1/4 in.); Gift of Anonymous Donor; 1967-48-123

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