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Musical Clock Stand (France), 1745–49

This is a Musical clock stand. It is dated 1745–49 and we acquired it in 2014. Its medium is molded and chased gilt bronze. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Gerald G. Stiebel. It is credited Gift of Gerald Stiebel in memory of Eric Stiebel.

  • Frame, ca. 1820
  • cast and blackened bronze.
  • Gift of Jacob H. Schiff.
  • 1904-20-82

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 10.2 x 48.9 x 29.2 cm (4 in. x 19 1/4 in. x 11 1/2 in.)

It has the following markings

stamped with the crowned "C" tax mark on one foot.

Cite this object as

Musical Clock Stand (France), 1745–49; molded and chased gilt bronze; H x W x D: 10.2 x 48.9 x 29.2 cm (4 in. x 19 1/4 in. x 11 1/2 in.); Gift of Gerald Stiebel in memory of Eric Stiebel; 2014-5-1

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Teaspoon Gallery: Recent Acquisitions.

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